Naadam, the manly games of Mongolia
Mongolian archer in traditional dress, Naadam festival. UPDATE: See my Naadam photos featured on CNN.com ‘Eye on Mongolia’ series. We arrived in Ulaan Baatar a few days before the great Naadam festival. The biggest festival of the Mongolian calendar, think Super Bowl, Independance Day and Christmas all rolled into one. Its sort of a Mongolian Olympics, originating since the time...
LIFE is 75!
via life.com 75 best and most iconic photographs from the venerable LIFE magazine, which turns 75 this year. Sadly, LIFE is not immune to the decline of print media in general and is no longer available as ink printed on tree pulp, but only exists as 1’s and 0’s on LIFE.com. The photographs are a witness to significant moments in our history and shared humanity, in our...
Number one. Numero Uno.
Passengers boarding the plane at the crack of dawn. Bangkok. This was to be S’s surprise trip for my belated birthday present. I had spent my birthday (as well as her’s!) in Hangzhou this year working. We woke before daybreak, making our way to the airport to catch the early flight out. Its always exciting to be going off somewhere, in my opinion, the only legit reason to be...