Ko phayam — Have to hurry. Electricity only a few hours a day and wi-fi for even less then that. What to prioritize telling you? The squid boats at night, halogen lights as boisterous as a baseball field’s. Longboat fishing during a long afternoon. The beach is cut by a river. If you try to come home when the tide is in, you have to swim across. Beause of this, they advise you to travel sans electronics. ...
Semporna — Me & E. It took three days for us to know each other’s secrets, but not yet the secret idiosyncrasies that are unconscious and observable. There weren’t a lot of places to go, but we managed, spl...
Ash shorafa wa al ateyat — Thursday morning, the 7th. When I go on deck, we are very close to the bank. The color of the earth is exactly the color of the Nubian girls I saw at the Slaves Bazaar. We haul the boat with ropes; t...
Halfway point between Milan and a Funeral
The slow row to haul up a hobotnica (octopus)
The view from the deck of the Charles W. Morgan. She's visiting Boston for a few days, and I had the lucky privilege of an early-bird tour!
Non siamo gondolieri
Cities and ferries
Thursday morning, the 7th. When I go on deck, we are very close to the bank.