THE ARDENT ENTHUSIAST

The following is a detailed account, with prices, of our two day road trip from Vilcabamba, Ecuador to Chachapoyas, Peru. We started in the morning by standing on the road below...

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...