Category: United States

Time Lapse Video of Sand Art at Santa Monica

Last Saturday I joined a Couchsurfing event to make sand art by Santa Monica Pier. The beauty of Couchsurfing is that you can join an event, meet locals and travelers…

Ai Weiwei’s “According To What?”

On my visit to Washington DC I had the chance to attend the opening day of Ai Weiwei’s “According To What?” exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. I…

Washington DC and Nighttime Pictures

After playing the video game Fallout 3 a few years ago, I put Washington DC at the top of my list of places I wanted to visit in the United…

Thousand Island Lake, Garnet Lake, and Ansel Adams Wilderness

To me, the most beautiful section of my 2009 John Muir Trail hike was the area around Thousand Island Lake and Garnet Lake. On that occasion, I had arrived at…

Brooklyn Bridge

New York City

I was always a little ashamed to say that in my 15 years of living in the United States, I had never visited New York City. This all changed in…