Initial estimates suggested that the ferry was carrying more than 300 people.
Everyone was selling something, used books, coffee, dried fish and stunning fruits and vegetables. Dozens of restaurants
Probably the most controversial aspect for us at the newspaper was coverage of Goodiding's alleged killer. Phillip Max Ferry, 55, was a longtime county resident when he wasn't incarcerated. Ferry was well-known -- for criminality, addictions and demons.
Albania was sealed off to foreigners for almost the entirety of the Cold War. With democracy came an influx of visitors from the rest of the world. No one knew quite what to expect. But getting to the pristine beaches of the Albanian Riviera is not an easy task.
Commuting sucks. Unless it involves a prison sentence, and you're the one getting out. But in general, it usually means gridlocked traffic, sardine-packed subways, and hours of wasted time. Which is why water commutes are so special.
The decomposed body of wanted South Korean ferry tycoon has been found.
What the ferry tragedy highlights is the dehumanizing nature of the labor practice prevalent in South Korea today. We wish we could say Chunghaejin is an isolated case, one of the few bad apples in an otherwise benign society.
Hundreds of divers continue to search for drowned children, as their classmates return to school for the first time since the tragedy.
On Wednesday 16, Korean media broadcasted the news about the sinking of the ferry in Jindo during the whole day. It was horrible. And the current state of Korean media is as horrible as the news.
I'm aiming for Anacortes, on the coast near Seattle, tonight. It's our springboard into the ocean, the gateway to the San Juan islands. From there we'll ferry-hop to Canada, while scouring the sea for migrating grey whales.