During this voyage I realized that traveling alone is the biggest experiment I can conduct on myself. I say that because since I am the only person making decisions in new places, I can see the immediate results of my decisions and how exactly I react to new environments. I know I can see how decisions and environment affect me at home, but not quite as explicit as when I am this isolated and controlled subject. I can trace exactly how I met a person and what I did that lead to my circumstance right now.
When traveling alone, I’m an isolated variable and my new contexts are new experiments.
Hoi An is a beautiful port city with buildings painted with bright colors like yellow and turquoise, once colonized by the Chinese for its premium location in Southeast Asia. In Vietnamese, this dreamy city’s name means ‘peaceful gathering’ and when I was here, the open spaces and clear air refreshed my mind that I almost forgot about all the busy ruckus left behind in Hanoi.
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After our most treasured Puerto Galera trip, my friend who is a local in Oriental Mindoro invited us over for a few more days of fun.
My good friend is from Victoria, Oriental Mindoro. We stayed the night at their abode then come morning they invited us over Villa Anna Paradise Resort and Farm.
It was such a peaceful and beautiful place. In here, you have all the time to spend with nature. If you are the type of person who likes the green green grass, tall trees, fresh air, chirping of birds amongst other things, this is the place for you. I must say this will be serenity with mother nature at its finest.
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My day is never boring when I work at my aunt’s costume shop, Victoriana, in Cottage Grove, OR. Currently I am in the process of building her a website and we needed to get some photos of various costumes. Now this was nothing formal, just pick a costume, put it on and take a picture with someone’s phone, but it turned into a fun filled day.
Lesley Nuefeld, owner of Victoriana, used to work in Hollywood as a costume designer. She has a huge selection of costumes in her shop as well as the knowledge and skill to create specialized costumes for those who ask. I definitely recommend dropping by!
Wow, that must have been a blast! :)
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100 years of the Leica camera – in pictures
From Henri Cartier-Bresson to Annie Leibovitz, many of the 20th century’s defining images were shot on a Leica.
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Dance has been a huge part of my life ever since I can remember. Expressing music artistically through my body is both exhilarating and meditative. I dance to smile, I dance to cry, I dance to love.
I was recently in a performance that featured choreography by the Bachelors of Fine Arts dance students at Western Washington University. The beautiful culmination of their hard work exhibited mastered technique, told fascinating stories, and made the audience laugh as well as stare in captivation. I was able to photograph the performance during dress rehearsal as well as backstage. These are some of my favorite performance moments.
*”No Big Deal” was the name of the piece in which I danced.
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Half-Time; Photo taken by Barbara Rath Hoover in Northwood, NH. To see more NH bugs, visit
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Here are my sandy and slightly dirty feet dangling over the edge at Horseshoe Bend, Glen Canyon AZ, USA. A fantastic place!
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Con il marito, Silvano Nicolaucich, gestisce la “Casa Oberrichter ” a Malborghetto, UD.
Definire Casa Oberrichter solo un ristorante è sicuramente riduttivo, questo luogo è un rifugio per l’anima … www.casaoberrichter.com
Tutto quello che all’interno potrete osservare è realizzato da Marina e Silvano.
Direttore artistico di Casa Oberrichter e indiscussa padrona di casa, è artista a tutto tondo, pittrice, artigiana, decoratrice di interni, insegnante di pittura (tiene regolarmente corsi con un sempre più folto gruppo di allievi), metre di sala e, nonostante sia allergica all’alcool, è in grado di proporre ottimi vini, in abbinamento ai piatti.
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After picking up a minimal amount of supplies to eat, this Sri Lankan lady makes the long and slow walk home – barefoot.
Amazing people! :)
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