Introspection

Epiphanies on the Road – A collection of revelations while traveling

  • Escaping The Bermuda Triangle: My 100th Country April 23, 2016 After a day in Bermuda’s capital of Hamilton, the next morning we took a 30 minute, $40 USD cab ride to Bermuda’s other city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, St. George. We started off in King’s Square, the town’s center. The old, central Town Hall stands prominently in the square. You can even sit in the mayor’s ...
  • 5 Years Later February 3, 2016 Press Play:   Remember her?     5 years ago, we met by chance and spent 36 hours together in Hyderabad that ended before sunrise. We parted at a rickshaw stop, not knowing how or if we would ever meet again. The next morning, rubbing my eyes open after a lonely overnight bus ride to Hampi, I woke up to a trackback ...
  • This Is My ECAASU Goodbye Speech February 24, 2015   With nearly a quarter of our monsooners coming from those that I’ve met at ECAASU for the past 10 consecutive years I’ve been involved, I finally say farewell: Video (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, ...

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

  • Escaping The Bermuda Triangle: My 100th Country April 23, 2016 After a day in Bermuda’s capital of Hamilton, the next morning we took a 30 minute, $40 USD cab ride to Bermuda’s other city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, St. George. We started off in King’s Square, the town’s center. The old, central Town Hall stands prominently in the square. You can even sit in the mayor’s ...
  • 5 Years Later February 3, 2016 Press Play:   Remember her?     5 years ago, we met by chance and spent 36 hours together in Hyderabad that ended before sunrise. We parted at a rickshaw stop, not knowing how or if we would ever meet again. The next morning, rubbing my eyes open after a lonely overnight bus ride to Hampi, I woke up to a trackback ...
  • You’re Going To Miss…The Baltic Crescent August 27, 2015 Press play. And then start reading.     “A journey is best measured in friends, not in miles.” – Tim Cahill   You’re going to miss the first impressions, the first handshakes, the polite offers to cover taxi rides to the airport, and not having any clue of what could transpire with these strangers for the next 17 days.     You’re going to ...

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