November 16, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] There are some tremendous advantages to being a rare foreigner in an out-of-the-way town. The foremost? Everyone wants to take you places, show you things, and impress...
November 7, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] There are some strange customs in China, and I’m not talking about deep-fried centipedes. Or soup-slurping competitions. No. Rather, in open defiance of logic...
Mud & Zombies
November 1, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] Spent the afternoon wandering along a seawall protecting Liushi from the tidal vagaries of the East China Sea. The day was filled with fishing boats and fishermen,...
Mongolia Travel-Doc, Part II
October 29, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] Below you will find a stand-alone version of Part 2, The Road, from my short-form travel documentary called Mongoliad (2015). And no, you didn’t miss...
A Walk in the Park
October 28, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] Took another short outing for the sole purpose of photographs. And pizza. The dinner choice was not my call: my host surprised me with “my country’s food.”...
The Mountain & The Market
October 26, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] The first couple of weeks here in Yueqing have been dominated not by China, exploration, or Chinese language and culture. Instead, I’ve been ass-in-seat...
October 12, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] I was hungry. My garage key wasn’t working, so no bike to ride. In the overcast, pitch blackness I walked two-and-a-half miles into a small satellite village...
Deep-fried Scorpions & Other Tails
October 9, 2016 In
[ Beijing ] Since arriving in Beijing I’ve been ill, propositioned by prostitutes (in a coffeeshop, no less), sated on legit German wheat beer (while listening to a live,...
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...
Photography & Video
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