New documentary film, Raquel: a marked woman @ Skirball
The film had a great kick-off event at a sold-out screening for 400 people at the Skirball Cultural Center as part of the Latino Film Series. The film and screening were highlighted in an article in the Los Angeles Times…. Read More ›
For my last two weeks of travel, the inevitable questions surfaced: Have I experienced enough? What have I learned? I knew I wanted to be in nature, to slow down the influx of anxiety about the imminent return and its… Read More ›
A case in contrast
After four months of travel in mainland Southeast Asia, I’ve grown accustomed and relish the chaotic street life, loose schedules, and language barriers. Even though I chose to stop in Singapore for a few days on my way to Malaysia,… Read More ›
Let the sunshine in
Driving up the highest hill of Pang Mapha District on a truck for a sunrise view at 5AM was a reminder of how unbeatable having a bird’s-eye view on one’s life is. As night stars began to fade away giving… Read More ›
I find myself drifting in and out, as the afternoon glow invites my body to recline on the hammock outside my bamboo bungalow’s porch. Swinging naturally by my own weight, in a rhythm not unlike a baby’s cradle, I feel… Read More ›
Did I mention I LOVE Hanoi??
A soothing dry breeze swept me off my feet as I walked along Hanoi’s heart, Hoan Kiem Lake, settled at the center of the congested old quarter. Although I was awoken every morning by government speakers’ radio blasts at 7AM… Read More ›
Floating village life in Halong Bay
Chaca Ca Hanoi Style
Paste a Video URL Last night I stopped at New Day on Ma May Street in Hanoi to celebrate my first month of travel!
The power of perception:
En-route from Da Nang to Hue by train. Typhoon Wute has missed me in Hoi An, but I’m not as lucky in regards to the monsoon rain. Because all riders are eager to get on-board as quickly as possible, there… Read More ›