Politics Monday: Tamara Keith And Amy Walter On Trump Trial Fallout

NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the fallout from the impeachment trial, former President Trump’s control of the Republican Party, and whether Democrats can stay united.

Island Home Tours: Turtle Cove In Turks And Caicos

Lizard Lounge is a rare gem to come to market on a pristine and tranquil stretch of beach in the beautiful Turtle Cove neighborhood of Providenciales known as “Coconut Road.”

Newly completed in 2019, this stunning and classical Caribbean villa is designed by COAST architects and has been thoughtfully executed to a high-level based on a family-friendly vision for a luxury island living. Situated on the western end of world-famous Grace Bay beach, the gorgeous design evokes Caribbean laid back elegance at its finest with its coral stone exterior and blue shutters set against a backdrop of white sands and turquoise sea, peppered by coral heads just off the beach. Taking advantage of a grandfathered footprint to maximize proximity to the calm northern beach, the home also sits proud of its neighbors on both sides, guaranteeing that views will remain unobstructed over the long term. The 5-bedroom home, with 5 en-suites and 2 half baths, spans approximately 6,550 of covered sq. ft., and a total of 8,500 sq. ft. of finished areas. Enjoy long walks on Grace Bay beach, a short walk to a collection of restaurants and activities at nearby Turtle Cove with its boutique marina facilities, and exceptional snorkeling directly off the front deck of this idyllic beachfront home.

Winter Forest Hikes: ‘Blue Lake Trail’ In The Cascade Mountains, Washington

At 6254 feet, Blue Lake sits quietly a little over two trail miles from Highway 20. With towering granite peaks, forests, meadows, wildflowers, and of course the beautiful mountain lake surrounded by granite that reaches for the sky, this short hike is easily a classic and should be on your must-hike list. With only 1050 feet of elevation gain this hike is doable for almost everyone.

Archaeology: Chedworth Roman Villa In England

Join us on a behind-the-scenes tour of the National Trust Chedworth Roman Villa in Gloucestershire and discover Britain’s first known 5th-century mosaic. Although the site in the Cotswolds is currently closed for visitors, you can still uncover the fascinating story behind this mosaic and meet one of the archaeologists involved in its excavation.

Archaeology is just one of the ways we can bring to life the stories of our places. We protect and care for places so people and nature can thrive. Everyone can get involved, everyone can make a difference. Nature, beauty, history. For everyone, for ever.

Culinary Profiles: Top Chocolatier ‘Bernachon’ In Lyon, France (Video)

Nine out of ten French people love chocolate. Chocolatiers like to think that the tenth person must simply be lying. In the city of Lyon, France’s chocolate and gastronomy capital, techniques are a well-kept secret. Philippe Bernachon shows us part of the process of making chocolate from cocoa beans. At the Voisin chocolate factory, we learn about how to make old-fashioned pralines from huge slabs of chocolate. Meanwhile, Willy Ferrier tells us about his unique work as a chocolate sculptor.

Cultural Views: ‘Sacred Islands’ Of The Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand (Video)

New Zealand’s Hauraki Gulf – Tikapa Moana – is a place of spectacular beauty and home to more than 50 islands. Some barely break the high tide mark, others loom large on the horizon, many are now uninhabited. Local Māori tribes like Ngai Tai Ki Tamaki, who have been here for nearly a thousand years, revere these islands. Each and every island has a story to tell.

The Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana is a coastal feature of the North Island of New Zealand. It has an area of 4000 km², and lies between, in anticlockwise order, the Auckland Region, the Hauraki Plains, the Coromandel Peninsula, and Great Barrier Island. Most of the gulf is part of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. 

Morning News Podcast: Economic Stimulus Focus, Covid Cases Fall, Russia

With impeachment finished, Congress now returns to focusing on President Biden’s economic stimulus plan. But why do some economists say it could be too much?

Also, daily coronavirus cases are falling across the U.S. and the pace of vaccinations is increasing. And, in a change from the massive demonstrations last month, Russians in multiple cities used their cellphone flashlights to show their support for jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.