A Week in the Life

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 // 0 Comments

Photo Essay. A typical week in the life a a Columbia University graduate student. Let’s take a look at what life is like through the eye of my camera… in invite [more...]

UN Conference

Friday, October 12, 2007 // 0 Comments

Yes… there was another reason I came to Columbia University – because it is in New York. The United Nations also happens to be in New York. What a happy [more...]

Signs of Life

Monday, June 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

A collection of some of the more interesting signs… some spanglish, some are inglespanol… some are just silly. Most of the jokes are lewd and tasteless, so if [more...]


Friday, June 1, 2007 // 0 Comments

Puerto Montt (1/6/07 – 3/6/07) The closest significant Chilean city to Bariloche was Puerto Montt which I decided would be my launching point to either Coyhaique or [more...]


Wednesday, May 16, 2007 // 3 Comments

Buenos Aires (16/5/07 – 19/5/07) I arrived in Buenos Aires by boat from Montevideo… I immediately took the subway to the centre of town and started knocking on [more...]


Monday, May 14, 2007 // 0 Comments

Montevideo (14/5/07 – 15/5/07) After Rio, all my “planned” destinations were in much colder locations… so I sent some stuff home. Mostly summer stuff, [more...]


Friday, May 4, 2007 // 0 Comments

Foz do Iguaçu (4/5/07 – 5/5/07) The Iguazu falls are South America’s mightiest. Mightiest? You might say… I did. In a land which already boasts such [more...]


Tuesday, May 1, 2007 // 0 Comments

Asuncion (1/5/07 – 3/5/07) Paraguay was never intended as a long stopover. In fact, there were only two things on my list for Paraguay – the Chaco, the sparsely [more...]


Friday, April 20, 2007 // 0 Comments

Copacabana (20/4/07 – 22/4/07) Bolivia is a place I have only previously known through reading about its dire hyperinflation in the chapter “Bolivia’s high [more...]


Thursday, April 5, 2007 // 0 Comments

Lima (5/4/07 – 8/4/07) The wealthy and affluent capital of Peru and once the capital of Spanish South America (all of South America except Brazil). A very large [more...]


Monday, April 2, 2007 // 0 Comments

Quito (2/4/07 – 5/4/07) Quito is one of the few places in the world where the pilot actually has to *decompress* the cabin prior to landing. Most of the time, the plane [more...]

United States of America

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 // 0 Comments

Los Angeles (13/3/07 – 15/3/07) This was a bit of a let down. Santa Monica beach at about 10am. I think the weather might have had something to do with it. The bus [more...]


Thursday, March 8, 2007 // 2 Comments

What to say about Venezuela? This is the second time that I’ve been here (if you want to know about the first time, which was also very memorable but for very different [more...]


Sunday, February 25, 2007 // 2 Comments

Havana (25/2/07 – 1/3/07) Cuba is an interesting place. The first thing that one notices is the apartheid. This is not like the apartheid that poisoned South Africa [more...]


Thursday, January 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

Mexico City (11/1/07 – 14/1/07) Mexico city was, for a while, the world’s most populated city. It is still among the top 5, although its precise ranking is often [more...]
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