This week’s topic for Illustration Friday is farm, and it’s Victoria Day long weekend in Canada, the traditional time of year when people head north from the city and open their cottages and cabins, or drive up to a provincial park for camping and R & R. This topic made me think of home, and Ontario and the farm country north of Toronto, which I … Continue reading Illustration Friday – Farm
A half a world away, in Honduras, Copan is equally majestic, yet because of its locale, often overlooked and ignored. From its heights, the Mayans could see a vast expanses in any direction to the horizon. Continue reading A Visit to Copan Ruins in Honduras: THE MAYAN STELAE OF COPÁN
Hong Kong city present infinite options for those looking to get lost. It’s an artist and photographer’s dream, an urban kaleidoscope. There are people everywhere, at all hours, usually ignoring you and your camera. Continue reading Hong Kong Central and Hong Kong Island – Cityscapes
If this list were about the best, or most valuable or important bookstore in the world, I would definitely have City Lights Bookstore at number one. Continue reading The 5 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World
The views from San Jose del Pacifico, so named because you’re supposed to be able to see 120 kilometers to the ocean from the top of the mountain, make the drive worthwhile. Continue reading Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido: The scenic road over the mountains through San Jose del Pacifico.
When I first moved to Mexico, I was broke. Not like, I was only eating tacos and drinking six packs of beer and staying in hostel dorm rooms, I mean literally, I had no money. I was young, in my twenties, and I had saved a few hundred dollars in cash doing odd jobs after winning a scholarship to write a book, which I never … Continue reading El Balcon de Zocalo Restaurant – Centro Historico, Mexico City
Ubud, Bali is one of those stunning places, even more beautiful and Gauguin-like in its lush, verdant greens and washed out sunny glow falling over the rice paddies than what you’d read it in the travel guide. Continue reading The Rice Fields of Ubud, Bali