Tag Archive: sunset

Photo Focus – Sunset Bubbles

Three weeks ago I hopped on two planes en route to Northern Washington to visit my dear friend. While my trips to see her are relatively consistent, this one was different; her mother had halted her cancer treatments and things were changing. Nearly four years had passed since Tricia was diagnosed with stage four brain …

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Photo Focus – Woman’s Best Friend

This week’s photo focus comes from Koh Lanta, Thailand where I was recently reunited with my adopted street dog Lady. In just three weeks we will board a plane together en route to San Francisco. Until then, we are enjoying all of the sunset beach walks that we can, with plenty of breaks to chase …

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The Top 5 Series: Best Sunsets Around the Globe

It’s been several months since I posted a Top 5 list but by-golly we’re getting back to it! As my time in Southeast Asia begins to wind down (two more months!), I’ve begun to reflect on the “best of” my travels thus far. I now present to you my TOP 5 ABSOLUTE BEST SUNSETS that …

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Photo Focus – Sunrise to Sunset at Angkor Wat

This week’s Photo Focus includes many photos from my day spent at the temples of Angkor. Sunrise to sunset—it was spectacular. SUNRISE AT ANGKOR WAT My 4:30am wakeup call came far too early (as I’m sure my five dorm-mates would agree) and I was soon in a tuk-tuk, blazing towards the sunrise at the legendary …

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Sunset Dhowing and General Laziness in Nungwi

I’m not much of a beach person. In theory, I love the concept—long days of laying in the sun, my hair naturally lightening, drinking cold beers alongside beautifully tanned, skinny friends—but unfortunately, I was not blessed with the gift of melanin. My Scottish/Irish/German/generalized cold, dark-dwelling ancestors didn’t anticipate a migration west, and therefore I am …

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Lake Titicaca: Focus on the sunsets

While at first I was leaning towards the title “Lake Tourist-Trap,” a few additional days around Lake Titicaca, including three of the most spectacular sunsets I have ever seen, have left an overall positive impression. My Lake Titicaca experience started in Puno, the launching point for a two-day, one-night trip to three of the lake’s …

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