Tag Archives: road

Photo from the World: Highway L210

One of my favorite stories from the Cold War is that of the Pan-European picnic. In 1989, the Hungarian government began to reduce its patrols of the Austrian border, and then, in a symbolic gesture, decided to open the gate … Continue reading

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Reflections of a Forest, Evan’s Creek, USA

I think I first did this with a reflection photo from Angkor Wat, and it’s quickly becoming a signature move (kind of like Jake “The Snake” Roberts’ DDT maneuver in pro “wrestling”). It’s an amazingly simple thing, but done well … Continue reading

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Road into the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

I don't know if you know this about me, but I love to drive on winding dirt roads going into the mountains. I particularly love it when the roads are in terrible shape and demand a 4WD. So living in … Continue reading

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Dust, Kabul, Afghanistan

Can't imagine why there are all these dust spots on the sensors. Though this isn't in downtown Kabul, it is well within the city.

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Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle, USA

My favorite place in the Arboretum is the beautiful, simple, vaguely bucolic entrance from Madison St. The stone gateway feels like a call to a quieter place, almost an alternate universe, like crossing the threshold from Spare Oom to War … Continue reading

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