Tags archives: photos

portraits from along the way: bianca in sao paulo

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In summer 2006 I came to Sao Paulo with plans to live there for about 3 months to learn perfect portuguese, maybe get a job and be oh so productive. But really I had unknowingly moved to the headquarters of party central and spent my days sleeping and my nights out partying. I'm pretty sure I had a total of 2 nights in during that time. So really, it hardly [...]

Portraits from along the way: Luke in Cairns

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Actually his name wasn't luke. I have next to no recollection of his name or what he was doing. We met on the bus to cairns (Australia) where I had plans to become a certified diver. When the bus arrived in the early am he and I stumbled to the hostel together where he spent just one night, maybe 2 while I hung out for a whole week learning to scuba-dive. I[...]

portraits from along the way: julian in hanoi

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dear travelettes i'd like to introduce a new photo series to you, of people i met while traveling the globe. along with each person i'll tell you what i remember about them and the circumstances under which we met. meet julian. in october 2005 i traveled through vietnam with my first stop being hanoi, the capitol. hanoi does not offer a whole bunch [...]

My favorite airlines

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The first time I flew anywhere was 17 years ago. I was 10 and my classmates at the time told me my plane was likely to crash and i would land in the jungle with crocodiles eating me. I've since been a little scared of crocodiles. Air-travel won me on the day that a gorgeous blonde flight attendant handed me a free packet of pencils and a drawing book. The[...]

Island life - tough, but someone has to do it

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It's time for showing off some holiday shots... Thailand has a few really great islands and whether it's beach, party or water sports you're into, all is available in plenty in places like ko tao, ko phi phi or ko samui. In my case, as I only had a short 7 days available I went to ko pha ngan for the wonderful beaches and the beach parties at night and[...]

Kolkata impressions

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To be totally honest I didn't like Kolkata too much. It was polluted, had an impossible overload of cars on the street and the offer of stuff to do was pretty poor, I thought. Either way I thought I'd upload a few snaps I took walking around the city.