It was another one of what would be many grey mornings in the forthcoming Chongqing winter. I had barely been in the city 2 weeks and had been too preoccupied to explore as much as I normally would. On our… Continue Reading →
I had read it many times before ever arriving; Chongqing was notorious for its grey skies. Optimists attribute this to the city’s surrounding mountains trapping the humidity and clouds overhead. More cynical folks brush it off as constant pollution. In… Continue Reading →
Several months ago, I read a vague claim that Chongqing was home to the longest escalator in the world. An obscure claim to fame to be sure, but quirky enough to look into. Further research told me it was… Continue Reading →
This raggedy leather cap is one I was handed down from an Irish traveller in Bangkok that has since worked its way into my normal travel gear. Apparently having changed hands a couple times before him, as Gavan had no… Continue Reading →
Normally, I don’t like taking photographs of people. It’s awkward when they notice you viewing them quickly from the outside, and even more so when you go up and attempt asking permission to take pictures of them. Somewhere in between… Continue Reading →
Nothing that notable to say yet. I’m a native Michigander with a passion for human culture and new places, and more than that, new experiences. I have degrees in writing and anthropology and have no idea what I want to do with them. For now, I’m content with an unbound lifestyle; going where I want and doing what I can, and hopefully gaining some interesting stories along the way.