Posts Tagged: Travel

Blues For Baltinache

A landscape of salt and water: In Baltinache the clay and salt curdled Earth that surrounds a succession of six lagoons resemble miniature tectonic plates, cracked and fitting into each other in enzyme-substrate formation like nature’s own puzzle…

Blues For Baltinache

A landscape of salt and water: In Baltinache the clay and salt curdled Earth that surrounds a succession of six lagoons resemble miniature tectonic plates, cracked and fitting into each other in enzyme-substrate formation like nature’s own puzzle…

Quintessence of Dust at Home On The Moon

“The moon? Of course, the moon! It is my homeland, the moon. ‘He is foreign; he is not like us. One night when the moon was full, he fell [to earth]. He dreams of impossible things,’ [they say]. But why

Quintessence of Dust at Home On The Moon

“The moon? Of course, the moon! It is my homeland, the moon. ‘He is foreign; he is not like us. One night when the moon was full, he fell [to earth]. He dreams of impossible things,’ [they say]. But why

Moon Walk

“Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches of other lives — tried to imagine what the crisp fringes, full of honey, hanging from the branches of the young locust trees, in early morning, feel like? Do you

Moon Walk

“Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches of other lives — tried to imagine what the crisp fringes, full of honey, hanging from the branches of the young locust trees, in early morning, feel like? Do you

Out of Office And Into Place: San Pedro de Atacama

” Mission: to be where I am, even in that deadly serious, ridiculous role— I am the place where creation is working itself out” – Tomas Tranströmer   The pool area of Explora Atacama is always a serene area, ripe

Out of Office And Into Place: San Pedro de Atacama

” Mission: to be where I am, even in that deadly serious, ridiculous role— I am the place where creation is working itself out” – Tomas Tranströmer   The pool area of Explora Atacama is always a serene area, ripe

Where The Wild Things Are

Living In Harmony With (My) Nature “As you set out on the way to Ithaca hope that the road is a long one, filled with adventures, filled with understanding. The Laestrygonians and the Cyclopes, Poseidon in his anger: do not

Where The Wild Things Are

Living In Harmony With (My) Nature “As you set out on the way to Ithaca hope that the road is a long one, filled with adventures, filled with understanding. The Laestrygonians and the Cyclopes, Poseidon in his anger: do not

Tanta Cocina Peruana: A Gastronomic Voyage through Peru, in Chicago

This review of Chicago-based Peruvian restaurant, Tanta Cocina Peruana, was originally written for and published by The Daily Meal Photo Credit: Hayet  Rida Tanta means “bread” in Quechua, the indigenous language of the Andean people of South America, but there

Tanta Cocina Peruana: A Gastronomic Voyage through Peru, in Chicago

This review of Chicago-based Peruvian restaurant, Tanta Cocina Peruana, was originally written for and published by The Daily Meal Photo Credit: Hayet  Rida Tanta means “bread” in Quechua, the indigenous language of the Andean people of South America, but there

Marrakech is Magic

“As you set out for Ithaka, ask that the voyage is a long one…”
The journey to Marrakech by way of the desert took us 3 days. By the time we made it to Marrakech, the final leg of my “30 Becomes Her Tour” as I dubbed this year’s round of intercontinental gallivanting, we were undoubtedly rich in our knowledge of Morocco. The magic was all in the getting there…

Marrakech is Magic

“As you set out for Ithaka, ask that the voyage is a long one…”
The journey to Marrakech by way of the desert took us 3 days. By the time we made it to Marrakech, the final leg of my “30 Becomes Her Tour” as I dubbed this year’s round of intercontinental gallivanting, we were undoubtedly rich in our knowledge of Morocco. The magic was all in the getting there…