He was holding a massive bag of coca leaves and chewing away. I bought him a beer and took his picture.
I arrived in Pokhara with a big smile on my face. My three-week journey through the Annapurna Himalayas was over, and it felt good being back in a “big city.” There were restaurants and cars and people, but the setting was as serene and beautiful as one could imagine. Set in a lush valley, Pokhara […]
Ahh, the Louisiana wilderness. After traveling around the world and seeing some truly beautiful, mountainous landscapes, the swamps can pale in comparison. That is, until you hop in a canoe and really start to explore them. The beautiful cypress knees and trees with spanish moss gently blowing in the breeze; a beautiful egret flying overhead, […]
Exactly one year ago, I was in Darjeeling, in the northeast of India. The beautiful town sits on a high ridge and (as you can probably guess) is surrounded by tea plantations. One foggy day I walked down to the Tibetan Refugee Center and finally learned what all those “Free Tibet” bumper stickers are about. […]