I Was Born In Year Zero: The Killing Fields

I was born in Year Zero. To be absolutely precise, I was born a few months…

Impressions of Bangladesh

Now, I don’t know what your impressions of Bangladesh are, or even if you have any.…

Podcast #008: Uzbekistan

Welcome to Episode 8 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This episode is…

The Other Dead Sea

The Aral Sea shoreline. It’s pretty cold; I’m even wearing socks. The sky above, coupled with…

Song Kol

Song-Kol Lake, complete with stony beach. Yes I did throw stones into it, because I’m a…

Timor-Leste: Occupation and Independence

Many years ago, when the Internet was in its infancy in terms of general use, I…