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4,402 words in 139 moments in 56 cities since July 17th, 2013
Southern peninsula — For years, I’ve wanted to relax in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland, drop my body into the warm, blue, mineral-rich waters and gaze into the mist coming off the warm water into the cold air. I imagined that...
London — London has always been a second home for me, a place and a culture that influenced me at an impressionable age, and I’ve always felt oddly at home there. And so I walked out of the train station, fre...
Reykjavik — Last year I shot a series called Observing, images of people experiencing art, from museums that we visited around the world that year. Why? Because I’m fascinated by how people observe their worlds,...
The last thing my camera saw before it broke.
Burning away burdens at a Hindu monastery.
Deep in the bowels of a nondescript office building, the magic is happening.
Zombies, I call them.
Point of reflection.
The joy of youth.
Where we sleep.
Not today, but soon.
Where you realize that travel is really, truly what you're best at, and not sure if you're OK with that.
Stop the car, walk to the field, and listen to the world.
President Truman read and sent hundreds of pages of letters daily. And somehow, we think the pressures of email is new.
Paces, slow and quick.
The site of the largest museum in the USA devoted to a single ethnic group, tucked away in Iowa.
Bounced checks, conversation starters.
Behind the work, such drama.
Where the twister came out from the field and surprised us.
Where the wild horses live.
Say hello to the locals.
Why spend 8 days driving 2,560 miles through 6 states? Because goals are worth fulfilling.
Find where the locals eat.
Always turn back.
Exploring abandoned Berlin.
Celebrating #Mandelay in Brooklyn
A most interesting, out of the way adventure.
Hidden in the middle of Manhattan.
Flying pigs and sunburns.
Summer means green.
So many nos.
On the edge of the world, looking for the swimming hole.
This is what inspiration looks like.
It's important to do normal things while traveling. Including relaxing.
Inside this barn are the wonderful, beautiful, meaningful @DoLectures.
Back alleys tell a lot about a city.
If in doubt, walk.
Welcome to 3 AM in Iceland in the summer, where the nighttime sun of Reykjavik awaits behind these curtains.
#1: Find the highest point in the city.#2: Sketch walking plans.#3: Walk.
Caught in the act.
Follow the music.
Exploring the wilderness outside our door.
Resting and stretching during The Great Saunter, a 32 mile walk around the island of Manhattan.
A dog's day.
A holdout from another era.
To the rude, dangerous, obnoxious taxi driver: thank you.
The hidden table in the kitchen.
Drink of choice.
Where ideas come to life.
Bias for curiosity.
Taking a new route.
On the corner of nowhere.
When everyone's gone, it's just you and your plans.
Sunning on a cold day.
Saying good morning to the one who unlocks the gate. Except this morning, she couldn't.
Doing something twice can be fun sometimes.
Downtown Las Vegas is awash with forlorn buildings. But it's being replaced by the Downtown Project.
Up and down, up and down.
Interminable. A horrible travel day, not helped by a US transportation infrastructure running on fumes.
West-bound rambling dreaming.
Foggy, rainy, snowy, muddy, messy fun.
Want to get a pound of fried fish on a sandwich? Go here.
A walk around the bend to round off the day.
Sunday reading at #6.
Saturday night at the bar.
Unsilent Night, serenaded by boomboxes
Hurrying, and then stopping to linger.
John Kerry was here, he said. And many movie stars. That's why it's $50 for a chair and the beach.