Addis ababa — … to be fair, Addis Ababa is currently under construction … has been for years and no end in sight. This particular spot is know as ‘Mexico Square’ and currently looks more like a crater. They are working on setting up a light rail train system. Who would have known, when I took this photo, what news this day would bring. There was a bomb blast yesterday in a neighborhood known as ‘Little Som...
Tokyo — Typical view of my morning commute. The aggression during peak commute times, is really something else. A neck, shoulder, head, top of a head or even hair is in my face, the side of my face, my back....
Quezon city — Stuck in traffic. Again. (When are you not stuck in traffic when you drive in Manila, anyway?) I know these roads so well, but I never know what to expect each time I drive by. Speeding (!) buses. ...
Tokyo — As I walk toward him, he turns and makes eye contact, then blinks furiously and faces the tracks. The crowd parts for a second and I am able to see him in profile. On top of his shaved head rests a th...
The man stands motionless in a crush of white-shirted salarymen, as they swarm past him, toward the single escalator.
ascent from the maelstrom
In my head I'm in the Shinkansen.
"Dreams Never End"
45 minutes of music and reading. And it's raining. If only the train was empty.
Random train redirections; on foot.
The Infamous Accra Trotro Cinema
sayonara beta — a new day — 新しい日
A love/hate (today: hate) relationship with the rain
The only time one has to think in this city is when stuck in traffic jams.
Bombay at this early hour appears to be tameable. Before the rush hour crashes us back to reality.
The best day to commute.
things that test one; the architecture is the least of it...
Help, I'm squashed!
Riding the commuter rail.
It's a foggy start today
More travel chaos ...
the train's going no further, time to walk, laneway blur
The end of the line is the beginning of the city ... now
This is where buses sleep
New vertical commute.
Old City Hall tolls the hour. I'm late. I'm late. But still the morning city fascinates.
Half-way. I don't know enough to say.
accidentally took the slow train to oxford. there's no trolley. i need tea, i feel like i'm dying
Is this the Chuo line?
at the other end: cruising into Southern Cross, The Necks still pulsing...
Cueing up The Necks for a wet run in…
Long Nights, Early Mornings
The evening commute, after Daylight Savings Time.
And in the lower left… a humpback whale.