Introspection

Epiphanies on the Road – A collection of revelations while traveling

  • 2017 May Day in Cuba; First Impressions  —  In Context With Venezuela May 1, 2017 Three hours from JFK. 90 miles from Key West. And yet, seemingly worlds away. Four New Yorkers — Alex, Elliot, Emma, and I — waited far too long for checked bags to show up, the first indication we were running on island time, and a socialist island at that. Our driver, Daniel, made small talk while we contemplated spending ...
  • You’re Going To Miss…The Trans-Mongolian & Tibet January 21, 2017 Press play. And then start reading.     “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin You’re going to miss the trepidation of landing in a foreign country, for which visas you’ve worked so hard to get now finally proving their worth, then searching for foreign cab drivers without knowing where to even begin ...
  • Deadvlei: A Witness To Eternity August 15, 2016   Some appropriately curated background music to an epic post, so please: Press play.  And then start reading.   

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Post-travel Reflections – The usual symptoms of post-travel withdrawal

  • 2017 May Day in Cuba; First Impressions  —  In Context With Venezuela May 1, 2017 Three hours from JFK. 90 miles from Key West. And yet, seemingly worlds away. Four New Yorkers — Alex, Elliot, Emma, and I — waited far too long for checked bags to show up, the first indication we were running on island time, and a socialist island at that. Our driver, Daniel, made small talk while we contemplated spending ...
  • Ode To My Passport April 29, 2017 “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”     Since our first trip to India, you began to grow. And learn. The decals of your cover began to fade with every stamp that graced your pages.     In the beginning there were periods where you stayed dormant, but it wasn’t until we both became stranded in Egypt did ...
  • You’re Going To Miss…The Trans-Mongolian & Tibet January 21, 2017 Press play. And then start reading.     “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin You’re going to miss the trepidation of landing in a foreign country, for which visas you’ve worked so hard to get now finally proving their worth, then searching for foreign cab drivers without knowing where to even begin ...

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