Category: Wander:Lens

Antarctica: Life on the Ice

What’s Antarctica really like? What’s it like to live there? To work there? To pass the pitch-dark 24 hour nights that last for months? In 2006 I had the opportunity to spend 6 months there in the austral winter. 6…

Aruba: Caribbean Bliss

Whether in the middle of Winter or Summer, Aruba is a pearl of relaxation and sun, surf, and sand. Nestled just off the coast of Venezuela, this tiny island (along with Bonaire and Curacao) are out of the reach of…

Hong Kong: Where ancient and modern collide

Hong Kong, a city where ancient and modern collide. Where communistic China fights to take over British democratic roots. Where locals and foreigners reside side by side, with grace and fluidity. Where beauty and hardship vie for your attention at…

Northern Germany

Most people envision Black Forest cake and timber-framed cottages nestled in the Alps when they think of Germany. But a vast wonderful world exists in the north. From the Frisian coastal peoples to the great annual tallship regattas in Kiel,…

RusiRani, India

Recently, I had the privilege of happenstancing on a small, off-the-beaten path village in Rajastan, India. A mere 4 hours from Jaipur but centuries back in time, Rusirani is the kind of place every traveler dreams to find. No electricity…