News from the Four Corners
Playing in Traffic
September 29, 2016 In
[ Varanasi ] I’ve been going completely stir-crazy for a while now. Twelve or more hours each day spent working on website minutiae starts getting to you after a while...
September 28, 2016 In
One year ago today I woke up in my tent to a chilly, 25-below-zero morning. I stepped outside to a snow-capped view of western Mongolia’s untamed Altai Mountains, broke...
The River & The Road
September 15, 2016 In
[ Varanasi ] Despite a raging, debilitating sinus infection, I wandered Banaras’ hot, humid streets for six hours the other day, wending my way northward from Assi...
The Ancient & The New
September 11, 2016 In
[ Varanasi ] Time flies when you get caught up in things. Especially nice things: photography, reading, exploring–and making huge strides on the updated version of this...
September 7, 2016 In
[ Varanasi ] Days four and five of my stay saw thousands of the faithful lining up along the road outside my guesthouse–spending the night outdoors, on the pavement,...
The Streets at Night
September 6, 2016 In
[ Varanasi ] Varanasi is hot, muggy, and overdue for rain. As such, people stay indoors during the day as much as possible. By Indian standards, the streets are quiet. Shortly...
The Infamous “Single Step”
August 25, 2016 In
Photography & Video
As in “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a [ __________].” Here at Transglobalist HQ I received official notice from Conde Nast magazine–only moments...
Ken Doll. Killer Monkey
August 24, 2016 In
[ Old Manali ] As usual, once the camera comes out, it stays out. The last few days we’ve had some remarkable weather, and I’ve been a-wanderin’. Wandering...
Weaver and Loom
August 22, 2016 In
[ Old Manali ] After three days of heavy rain here in Manali, we finally got a reprieve. For me it was an excuse to leave the room, and take a break from more pressing, less...
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