1 2 3 »

Then Tell The World

The Dalai Lama said, “Go to Tibet and see many places, as much as you can; then tell the world.” Here it goes… Visiting Jokhang Temple and Potala Palace, the former home of the Dalai Lama, was the most difficult day of the trip so far. The palace was stunning. Perched on a hill overlooking Lhasa, it has all the history, spirituality, and humble grandeur the home of the Dalai Lama might be expected to command. But today, it’s... Read More

Sometimes We’re The Attraction

Mostly, we are the ones taking pictures of locals in whatever country we’re in, trying to capture something we want to remember or share, like five people on a motorcycle. But every now and then we find people taking pictures of us. Most are too shy to ask us to take a picture with them, but sometimes we get approached. It’s fun to have the tables turned. In Cambodia, this soilder on leave wanted to take a picture with purrdy me wearing... Read More

Cambodia in Pictures

Our pictures from Cambodia:  Read More

Krama Chameleon

Insert Boy George singing in your head while you read this… You may or may not know, but I have an admitted textile addiction problem. For instance, I came back from my 14 months living in Azerbaijan with 24 carpets. I know others who have it worse though. You know who you are. I like textiles because they’re functional art and colors and motifs can tell a lot about a culture and country. So, everywhere I go I seek out traditional textiles…... Read More

The Hunt For Pencil Shavings

Our friend Brendan, while visiting us on the road in Siem Reap, Cambodia, was interested in visiting art galleries between temple hopping at Angkor Wat. He didn’t need to twist my arm but I was only window shopping (traveling for a year has its limits sadly!). We stopped at a funky hotel for a bite in their loungy art gallery that had works by several artists. I fell in love with larger than life pieces by Chan Dany. The mosaic-looking pieces were... Read More

Next Page »