Category: Travel

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The Brilliance of Amtrak Security

Traveling in the Northwest by Amtrak was relaxing and beautiful. There were almost no lines and they seemed to know I was carrying a real laptop and had purchased my water at the train station. After having been felt up before a...

/ September 22, 2016

Avoid Travel with Aum Adventures

My Experience Traveling to India with Aum Adventures Last December, I traveled to India for my second visit, this time with Aum Adventures. Based on my experience, I want to warn others about the likelihood of problems traveling through this agency. In...

/ July 10, 2016

Elephant at Jaipur’s Amer Fort

I very reluctantly went on one of the elephant rides up to Amer Fort in Jaipur and immediately wished I hadn’t. These animals don’t seem happy at all. Though they are presented beautifully:

/ January 19, 2016

Kittens – New Delhi, India

“Mom!” Not easy being a kitten in India. I was kind of far away from them and it wasn’t an easy shot to get. I have slightly more focused versions but they’re not as interesting. “What now?”

/ January 17, 2016

Cobra – New Delhi, India

I’m not a huge fan of the tourist traps in India but it was cool to see another snake charmer. His cobra seemed a bit younger and inexperienced at this type of work, even a bit edgy. I do not know...

/ January 17, 2016

Sacré-Coeur – Billionaire Terrorism

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/ January 17, 2016

Arc de Triomphe Without Cars and Tourists

Here’s a recent view of Paris’ Arc de Triomphe in a rare moment of being free of cars and people. During the 2015 UN Climate Conference, activists had stained the road around the site in green. I happened by when...

/ January 17, 2016