Iceland Viewpoints

Reykjavik Reykjavik is a big city by Icelandic standards — as there are only 375,00 in the whole country and 140,000 people in Reykjavik.   And then consider a tourist… Read more »

Ny-Alesund & Out

Old Town Ny-Alesund & Puffins: Day 8 Our last two expedition outings:  the first to the research town of Ny-Alesund, once a mining town and more recently since the second… Read more »

Arctic Norway

I have arrived into Oslo to begin my arctic exploration.  Oslo is a beautiful city by any standards.   Not destroyed by the European conflagration of WWII, it proudly displays… Read more »


India developed and excelled in the art of Billboard Advertising from early on in the 20th century.   The intensity of their commercial displays continue although gone are the beautifully… Read more »

Rural Karnataka

I arrive into Bangalore at night and feel like I am coming home when I enter Gayathri’s home. But I have little time to explore the urban changes, as Gayathri,… Read more »

Kannur Rituals

From the sands of the Arabian Peninsula, I fly to the heart of tropical India on the North Kerala Coast, to Kannur, chosen for a few days of quiet and… Read more »