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Shanghai on foot: Photographing Shanghai
I just returned from 10 fantastic days in Shanghai, China. The primary purpose of the visit was for an educational conference, but I decided to stay another few days thereafter to photograph as much of Shanghai as I could. I ended up basically walking for 12-14 hours a day with 30lbs of gear strapped to my back. Way to travel light!? A few locations I managed to get to: Suzhou, Pudong, French Concession, the Bund, Nanjing Rd, Xintiandi, People’s Square,Read more
Earthquakes compared: Chile, China, Christchurch, Haiti, Newcastle Australia, & Boxing Day tsunami
Earthquakes compared: Chile, China, Christchurch, Haiti, Newcastle Australia, & Boxing Day tsunami: http://images.smh.com.au/file/2011/02/22/2197777/earthquake.swfRead more
Hong Kong: Skyscrapers, supercars, supermodels and… hiking trails?
I just spent five days in Hong Kong, and was shocked by how it shattered my preconceived notions of what it was all about. Perhaps my perceptions have changed having lived in Jakarta and Manila since 2002, but I had expected something more gritty, more industrial, and definitely less green. I was pleasantly surprised by the bustling city; I found it exciting and cleaner than expected. I was in a conference for half of my stay, so unfortunately didn’t haveRead more
Why you should appreciate your job – OR why you may want to become a vegetarian
This article in the NY Times was written in regards to investigating a medical mystery, but in reading it I began to appreciate my job more and more: Austinâ€™s biggest employer is Hormel Foods, maker of Spam, bacon and other processed meats (Austin even has a Spam museum). Quality Pork Processors, which backs onto the Hormel property, kills and butchers 19,000 hogs a day and sends most of them to Hormel. The complex, emitting clouds of steam and a distinctiveRead more
The Indonesian Government has signed a deal with China that will destroy much of the remaining forest in an area so vital it is sometimes called the "lungs of South-East Asia".
The Indonesian Government has signed a deal with China that will destroy much of the remaining forest in an area so vital it is sometimes called the “lungs of South-East Asia”. Makes me sick.Read more