San Jose, Costa Rica

One of the many times my job has left me without words. I know, I totally need to make some of my own to bring along on these trips. I have now been shamed into an endeavor that is, inherently, … Continue reading

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

St. Maarten was a bust. Tried to get this shot by the airport, but realized there are five variables that would have needed to align perfectly: – Arrival times (roughly one big bird every hour or two) – Weather (cloudy/rainy … Continue reading

Caracas, Venezuela

Instructions on what to do if you should happen upon a miniature ground sloth. I'll spare you the suspense: pick it up and put it back in the tree. Also, gas costs $0.12 per gallon here. Lowest in the world. … Continue reading

Seattle, Washington

Apparently I was just mentioned on an Australian TV show called "20 to 1" in an episode that counts down the top 20 instances of "15 minutes of fame." I came in third place, ahead of Sarah Palin and behind Monica … Continue reading

Gaza City, Gaza

Of the 1.6 million people in the Gaza Strip at this moment, I'm pretty sure I'm the only tourist. Fell asleep listening to kids playing in the ocean and ladies smoking sheesha pipes in the downstairs restaurant as Israeli patrol … Continue reading