Want To Go From Timbuktu to Kalamazoo?

We've all heard the idiom "From Timbuktu to Kalamazoo"; it's the phrase to denote the expanse of world travel, using two similar and exotic-sounding places to represent the remote ends of the globe. Having been to both places myself, I'd like to report that despite their fantastical names, Timbuktu and Kalamazoo do actually exist. However, [...]

August 8, 2011
11:40 AM EDT
Timbuktu, Mali. Photo: Erik R. Trinidad