THE ARDENT ENTHUSIAST

Vilcabamba is a village in the southern region of Ecuador, in the Loja province, about 45 km (28 mi) from the city of Loja. The etymology of the name “Vilcabamba” apparently...

This time I took a stroll with the idea of documenting living street art against the background of  historic Colonial Old Town. Banksy eat yer heart out!  

  I arrived in Quito on Thursday, a 39 hour flight from Bangkok on KLM, 15 of those hours were spent in the Amsterdam airport . Now I’m staying at The...

This Lakhai Uzbek suwari [Shield]  is one of the best pieces in my collection. I bought it in Kabul, Afghanistan from Abdul Noor-Sher in 1974 and I’ve had it on display...

This was originally published on BootsnAll Travel Journal #2 THE TRIPLEGEM AFGHAN EXPEDITION-SUMMER 2005 8/Aug/ 2005 – Peshawar, Pakistan I was at the Afghan Consulate when it opened at 9:30, but they only take...