In Pictures

In Pictures: New Zealand

In Pictures: The Galapagos Islands

In Pictures: Easter Island

In Pictures: Uluru & Kata Tjuta

In Pictures: Kathmandu Monkeys

At Swayambhunath, a religious area just outside of the Thamel neighborhood of Kathmandu, a large amount of monkeys live – climbing the trees and temples, and relaxing on the steps. They are not nearly as aggressive as the ones that I encountered in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

In Pictures: Hong Kong Pride

We swung by Hong Kong for a quick weekend to take part in the Pride festivities there. They turned out to be rainy, but that never stops a celebration!  

In Pictures: Myanmar

Myanmar is, hands down, one of the most beautiful countries we’ve ever visited. We started in Yangon, and had a wonderfully relaxing time wandering the streets and people watching. On our last day there, we took the Circular Railway, a train built in 1954 by the British, who were colonizing at the time. It now […]

In Pictures: Animals

Over the past few weeks, we’ve had an amazing chance to see some animals up close. In Nara, Japan, deer overwhelm the town, and greet everyone with a friendly bow (they’ve learned to do this to receive crackers). On “Monkey Mountain” in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, monkeys have grown so accustomed to hikers, that they just continue […]

In Pictures: Taipei Pride

Taipei Pride might be my favorite Pride so far this year. In addition to enjoying the huge turnout (estimated¬†at 80,000 people), feelings of pride were potent, and the tipping point for marriage equality felt closer than ever before. Taiwan is one of the most progressive countries in Asia, with a majority of its residents supporting […]

In Pictures: Linnahall

In 1980, Moscow hosted the 22nd Olympic games. Being inland, they had no venue for sailing. Thus, Tallinn was tasked with it, as a nearby SSR with access to the Baltic Sea. After the games, the venue became a place for concerts venue, but is now in disrepair. We wandered the grounds and took a […]

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