Last May I was in Southern California for a lots of reasons that nicely lined up. For starters, a visit to Death Valley; then the Big Bang Theory series finale viewing party, in Pasadena; then also the Explore JPL event; and then also visiting family. Although the agenda was packed, everything really lined up nicely, […]
Following up on my post about Sydney, here comes an overview of Melbourne, other great Australian city I loved. Sometimes I describe myself as an opportunistic travel photographer, a.k.a. nerdy tourist. Often times I cannot plan whole itineraries and tours, matching them to weather and time of the day. I do like to walk and […]
As business brought me to Sao Paulo, in Brazil, I was able to tail a touristic escape to the gorgeous Rio de Janeiro. Although still winter, temperatures were warm, and weather was overall great. I stayed mostly around the beaches, Ipanema, Copacabana, and walked my way to the Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf mountain) through Avenida Vieira […]
It was almost a month ago now, when I went for a stroll in San Francisco. And then the afternoon light kicked in, and the buildings around started taking a different shade and shape.
I recently came back from my first trip to South America, in particular visiting Peru, challenging myself into a four day trek that led up to the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu. Logistics were all taken care by a dear friend of mine, so all I had to put in was time and will. Before […]
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