Jan 072015
 
A Pilgrimage to San Giorgio in Venice

A Pilgrimage to San Giorgio  Venice/ITALY THE UNPAINTED CEILING   Across the Canal A quick vaporetto ride from San Marco lies the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.  It is a world unto itself.  The Giudecca, which separates central Venice from the outer island, is an impenetrable distance for the daily tourist.  While hoards of people [more...]

Oct 312014
 
Leica Blog Interview with Adam Marelli

Leica Blog Interview with Adam Marelli Leica Meet x Leica Camera “Invisible City” Cultural Photography Back in April, I was introduced to the Leica Meet photography group.  Founder Olaf Willoughby brings together Leica photographers from Europe and the US to discuss, shoot, and explore the world with a camera.  Whether you are a professional or [more...]

Oct 252013
 
A Morning at Shunkoin Temple

A Morning at Shunkoin Temple Rev. Takafumi Kawakami Myoshinji Complex Be More Zen Last weekend while my girlfriend and I were downtown (NYC) having breakfast, I over heard the table next to me.  Two guys, in various forms of hungover, we recounting a story where one of them a little heated from the night before.  [more...]

Jul 252013
 
The Dancing House

The Dancing House Prague Czech Republic Because buildings can be fun…   Building Pilgrimage When I was in art school, naive and full of admiration for architects, Frank Gehry had me smitten.  His playful bent wood chairs and twisting buildings like the Guggenheim Bilbao had my little student brain mesmerized.  The rectangles and leaking roofs [more...]

Nov 272012
 
Scott's Antarctic Expedition

Mare di Carta Maritime Bookshop Venice [ I T A L Y ] Discovery is one of the most rewarding aspects of travel.  Whether you find a local  wateringhole or a unique shop,  usually the best things any city has to offer are not  available for export.     Curators Matter Does everyone remember when [more...]