Monday, July 1, 2019

Places 10

It's a wonderful thing to know, that no matter where I may choose to visit,
that I am able to return home, thanks to the sacrifices of those 
before me; back to a country where I am free
to express myself and have the extraordinary 
privilege of creating a fulfilling life.

Happy Canada Day!

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Places 9

I love how diverse the population is in Sao Paulo.
It's a gritty city, felt poorer than I was expecting.

And you can definitely feel when you've wandered 
into an area that maybe you shouldn't have.

Very easy to use metro system, surprising well lit tunnels
compared to many stations in Paris.

And of course the food was great.  Got my acai fix.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Places 8

Phnom Penh was never my favorite city and will never be, 
but I wanted to see what has happened since I was there 5 years ago.
Deeply saddened to say that many aspects have gone downhill.

Felt so helpless and down in the face of so much struggle
despite suddenly being surrounded by many familiar 
brand names, the contrast making it much worse.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Places 7

Phuket town (as opposed to the beach areas) was
laid back and full of different cultures (thus food) owing to its history.
So much great street art that it was a lot of fun
looking for them all.