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You’re just like crosstown traffic

June 29, 2016 0 Comments

On the busy streets of Mongolia.

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Paris – For Charles

December 9, 2015 0 Comments

Few things have inspired me like Charles Marville’s photographs of Paris. And so when I woke up this morning, after a surprise daylong layover in the city, and saw this balloon floating beyond the Ecole Militaire, I thought of Marville’s amazing archive of a city in flux.

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Looking Downtown

February 12, 2011 0 Comments

Aiming south from 18 floors above Bloor St West, the buildings of Toronto’s financial district are still quite active after midnight.

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“Orange Juice, Coca Cola, Yes, Please!”

June 13, 2008 0 Comments

The internal debate over the precise details of my Athens itinerary continues right through the airplane’s descent into the city. Stay a night, see the sights then move over the horizon to the islands? Or pack in a days’ worth of photography and hyperaggrivation and take an overnight ferry to gyros paradise?

Wellington - Wellington, New Zealand
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Welcome to Wellington

December 30, 2003 0 Comments

Going drinking last night was a wonderful reacquaintance with city life. Shops, bars, public transit, streetlights — the sweet signs of a major metropolitan area. And a break from hostelling, staying at Helen’s house in Wellington, was a perfect respite.