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Bo Derek:

Bo Derek: "10" Into One

Saddling her horse for a morning ride through Southern California's Santa Ynez Valley, one fact is apparent: at 43, Bo Derek is luminous. She is one of those rare women who …

Two Seats to Paradise

Two Seats to Paradise

The sun is slowly sinking into the Atlantic Ocean, a fire in the sky matching the color of Lanzarote's volcanic shores. My hair begins blowing in the brisk breeze, even before I …

The Belle Of Biarritz

The Belle Of Biarritz

It stands perched on a rocky promontory overlooking the ocean, a grand Belle Époque red-brick building topped by gray turrets and towers, strong waves beating at its massive base. …

Personal Best

Personal Best

Clammy palms clutch a Dunhill briefcase handle in one hand; in the other, a silver Nokia cellular rings incessantly. A vague, unpleasant tingling gnaws at your abdomen. Then, …

Down Mexico Way

Down Mexico Way

At first light there is the chirp of birds, the whisper of wind and the crash of waves. The waves. Always the waves.   The hum of outboard motors, pushing fishermen across …

Miami's War of Words

Miami's War of Words

With the Miami spring warming into subtropical summer, Radio Mambí also turns up the heat several degrees. The dramatic, baritone announcer Armando Pérez-Roura proclaims that …

Rum Reconsidered

Rum Reconsidered

Another perfect day is wrapping up in paradise. A farmer is leading his horses to the seashore for a sunset dip after a sweaty day's work. A fisherman tosses his gear into the …

Volleys With the Pros

Volleys With the Pros

It is a warm autumn afternoon at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, in New Braunfels, Texas, and at Court 7 some of the most renowned names in the history of the game have gathered …

In Yacht Pursuit

In Yacht Pursuit

A woodworker is sitting in a shipyard, muttering profanities under his breath.   "Damn, it just doesn't fit," he says disgustedly, as he bends over a piece of wood, …

Insights: Culture—The Trouble with Technology

Insights: Culture—The Trouble with Technology

I remember, not long ago, how when people left for vacation or even for the weekend, they seemed to disappear. Their personal lives had a certain mystique because I didn't …

Insights: Indulgences—Driving Passions

Insights: Indulgences—Driving Passions

Oprah can talk all she wants about how women bond. Men bond too--over cars. Recently, while strolling down a residential street in San Francisco, I passed a private garage. On the …

Great Moments: A Cuban Portrait

Great Moments: A Cuban Portrait

It was 4:50 pm and the history department office was just about to close when I sprinted in with my term paper. The last four days had been filled with nonstop schoolwork for Mike …

Insights: Finance—Deals, Deals, Deals

Insights: Finance—Deals, Deals, Deals

In recent years, we have seen unprecedented merger and acquisition activity--what we have termed the Third Great Wave of Takeovers. In 1999, there was $3.4 trillion worth of …

Insights: Politics—Doing Right by the People

Insights: Politics—Doing Right by the People

In forty-nine years I have seen and done a lot.   Life from the jungles of Southeast Asia, from the center of a professional wrestling ring and from behind a talk …

Insights: Sports—Do the Olympics Still Matter?

Insights: Sports—Do the Olympics Still Matter?

Welcome to the "Complete" Olympics.   For the past century, they were called the "Modern" Olympics, to distinguish them from the Games of ancient Greece. Now the "Modern" …

Divine Machinery

Divine Machinery

Start your engines! That familiar refrain from racing lore may set some hearts racing. For others it's the auctioneer's crisp phrasing of "Sold!" as a vintage racing machine …

Luxury: Timeless Tiffany

Luxury: Timeless Tiffany

Royal-watching began long before Diana, Princess of Wales, stepped into the spotlight. In the eighteenth century, the most watched royal was Queen Marie Antoinette of France, who …

Man Hunter

Man Hunter

It is a cold Friday afternoon, and John Walsh is talking gravely into the camera at the Fox television studios in northwest Washington, D.C.   He is wearing a shiny, …

Cigars

Cigar Speakeasies

Cigar Speakeasies

Banished from california bars, cigars are welcomed at a modern version of a prohibition-era fixture

Behind the Box

Behind the Box

More than just a pretty face, great cigar boxes offer an extension of the cigarmaker's art

The Death of El Corojo

The Death of El Corojo

Cuba's premier wrapper tobacco has been sent to its grave

Ratings from this Issue

92
points

La Flor Dominicana Tubo No. 100

Issue Date: August 1, 2000
La Flor Dominicana Tubo No. 100
91
points

Don Tomás Dominican Selection Robusto

Issue Date: August 1, 2000
Don Tomás Dominican Selection Robusto
90
points

Avo Maduro Belicoso

Issue Date: August 1, 2000
Avo Maduro Belicoso
90
points

Don Tomás Dominican Selection Belicoso

Issue Date: August 1, 2000
Don Tomás Dominican Selection Belicoso

Up Front

Our Country Needs Leaders with Courage and a System that Respects Their Private Lives

Our Country Needs Leaders with Courage and a System that Respects Their Private Lives

Maybe it's time to accept a sad truth: fewer and fewer qualified men and women today are inclined to pursue government service because of the relentless public scrutiny of their …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Dear Marvin,  First of all, I welcome your new look. I have been a loyal reader since the initial stages of Cigar Aficionado, and have also been a fervent critic in that …

The Good Life

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