Experiences and personal stories from the road and far-off places, meant to share my gratitude for what I’ve been lucky enough to feel and see.

Today I walked London

This is an ancient city wearing a modern coat, and on the coldest winter day, you can catch the glint of steel beneath its furs. And like some old kind-hearted king, you can sense its grinning grandeur.

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My moment of doubt on the cliffs of Capri

I closed my eyes to the wisps of high egotism, as undefined and useless as the clouds, and attempted to meditate. Even as the wind brushed little ferns against my feet, and the polished glint of their stems reflected impossible beauty.

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Adriatic & Croatia

These scenes were old, it seemed to me then; as single pages taken from an old Roman farmer's paper journal. I tried to think of such humble humans, think how I might be here on my own doing. We were shortly called to apertif on the front deck.

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Venice fireworks

The bay swayed us as we watched the sky bloom red and pink and purple. I pointed the camera at it all, hiding my face behind the lens, so they might not see me and know: I was not one of them.

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Monaco

This was a place outside my perception, a life I'd never suspected, and so my insecurities snuck up on me, baffled my senses and, ultimately, doomed my potential pleasure.

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On a train to Switzerland

I'm thinking ahead to the snows of Switzerland. The pitched pine roofs steep against the cliffs and the Valley Rhone so far below; and the Alps, the high mountains and on the edge of it all the tall crystalline skies and unknown corners of the world I have yet to pass into.

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