Category Archives: English

This is where it gets complicated…I’m finally here. I’ve trecked the tropics and metropolis of Southeast Asia – and now I’m here, in Israel. My first time, but diving deep. Here for a little bit, just observing, but for long enough to have regular coffee shops and supermarkets. This is where it gets complicated, convoluted,…

extinguished by vastness in Hue

“…I’d felt drowned and extinguished by vastness– not just the predictable vastness of time, and space, but the impassable distances between people even when they were within arm’s reach of each other, and with a swell of vertigo I thought of all the places I’d been and all the places I hadn’t, a world lost…

Women of Hoi An

These are the women who crouch on the sidewalk and sit in plastic chairs, the ones that waive at you to buy their fans, their bananas and pineapples. These are the women who travel miles from their village, carrying what their business on their backs (be it fruits, vegetables, souvenirs for tourists) to come into Hoi…