How’s 2020 going? Do you miss traveling? Do I miss traveling? I don’t know! Not as much as I thought I would. I am grateful for all the traveling that I have done so far. But once in a while, I find myself going through old photographs from my travels. And on one such nostalgic... Continue Reading →
First time in print! Story and pictures below. This story is from 2014 when I was still new to California and outdoors. The backstory is somewhat cliche, general frustrations with life and me trying to "find myself”. I found a meetup group which was run by a guy named M (it still is). I signed... Continue Reading →
This might be the list for the decade or just the year. Who knows! Just putting it out there as a wishlist. Iceland winter Chile and Argentina. Patagonia backpackingItalian DolomitesFaroe islandsMount Assiniboine Trail, Banff at the intersection of fall and winterBerg lake trail in JasperDeath valley with the perfect moonAusangate mountain four day trek, Peruhuayhuash... Continue Reading →
Finding magic in the middle of nowhere
It was a crisp, sunny autumn day in Akureyri - the biggest city in northern Iceland. My agenda for the day was to see the northern lights. I had just been on a 10-day photography workshop with a big group of people. The workshop happened in Southern Iceland and after that, I drove... Continue Reading →
Yosemite – Firefall and winter scenes
I have been to Yosemite around ten times by now and in all seasons. Out of all the seasons, winter in Yosemite is the most magnificent. Every year just for a couple of weeks in February, the Horestail Fall in Yosemite National Park glows like flowing lava at sunset! On this particular day, it snowed... Continue Reading →
This itinerary has a lot of 4am wakeup calls and multiple days of 3 hour drives from Cusco. See my notes at the end for alternative choices. Day 1: Fly from SFO-Lima and Lima to Cusco. I did not spend any time in Lima but if you have the time, 1-2 days might... Continue Reading →
Nusa Penida, a little escape from Bali
If you have been to Bali and thought about how Bali might have looked like before the Western surfers and yogis discovered it, or if you happen to go to Bali in the future and start thinking about old Bali, take a boat to Nusa Penida!
Cambodia – temples and ruins
The temples and Gods in Cambodia are massive, with steep steps and unique stone art. They take you back to an ancient age of rulers and religions and the mighty Khmer dynasty.