The Marnotos of Olhão

Portuguese microbiologists are reviving the lost art of handcrafted sea salt. In the salt marshes of Olhão, on the southern coast of Portugal’s Algarve region, salt workers known as “Marnotos” carefully wade through ponds of…

Taking a Dip

I don’t diet. I have always been one of those envied, lucky ducks who didn’t have to. I had my metabolism, and it had me to test its limits. Time is slowly changing this arrangement,…