City Dogs

  These city dogs were more restless, more desperate, than the dogs back in the village. -- Orham Pamuk, A Strangeness in My Mind, Vintage International, 2015 These are just some of the many city dogs I’ve encountered in my travels this year. Not pictured: the pack of dogs that owned and patrolled Street 22…

New Day

The following post has been sitting in my Drafts folder for many months. I'm finishing it in April 2018 but using the original creation date for posting. Reading through it now, I realize that all of the issues I listed were minor annoyances or inconsequential rudeness, the details of which have long since been lost,…

Banteay Srei

On Friday, 14 July, 2017, I spent nearly the entire day touring, visiting four temples and one museum. I feel that it's only natural that I'll grow accustomed to these spectacular Angkorian-era temples at some point, but there are so many and they vary so widely in terms of style, materials, subject, condition, etc., that…

Future Travels: U.S.

So many blanks to fill in here! Next big batch of traveling needs to be a road trip in the U.S., likely focused on hitting national parks. Beyond filling in these large areas of unvisited states, a road trip means traveling without the many pains of flying. Of course, driving has plenty of its its…