Finding and Losing God in Spain

From the Museum of the Americas, I walked down a fairly major street and carefully dodged the copious amounts of dog poo in an attempt to reach ancient Egypt. Smack dab in the middle of Madrid, there stood an authentic Egyptian temple dedicated to the god Amun called the Temple of Debod. Even after going there,Continue reading “Finding and Losing God in Spain”

The Mayans Were Born on the Wrong Planet

Aside from the whole sacrificing component, the Mayan world, in general, was one filled with intense beauty. The Mayans must have known that the rest of the world was nowhere near as beautiful as where they happened to live. The Mayans must have known that they were not alone, for theirs was a culture thatContinue reading “The Mayans Were Born on the Wrong Planet”

Caspar David Friedrich

Everyone has their favorite artist, some artist that they connect to in their heart. Some people adore Monet for his colors, some love Van Gogh for his vitality, and some might love Picasso just because they know of no other artist. For myself, it is Caspar David Friedrich whom I fell for because I amContinue reading “Caspar David Friedrich”

Time Tripping

I have always been an avid traveler, but I haven’t really gone anywhere since the pandemic began. Instead, I have been hanging out at home and reading my many travel journals. I usually tended to travel alone, so I got in the habit of bringing along a journal to keep myself company. This here isContinue reading “Time Tripping”

Book Trailer

I am currently running a sale on my ebook, Memory Road Trip: 0.99 ¢ ! I did really pour my heart into writing this travel memoir, not so much because I wanted to, but more because I HAD to. Once I started writing, I couldn’t go half-ass with it because I felt compelled to revealContinue reading “Book Trailer”

Blossom Viewing

Japanese culture fascinates me. I am fascinated by their love of art, poetry, gardening, anime, food, and everything weird or cute. There is just something different about how the Japanese perceive the world, and there is almost no detail they overlooked. Moreover, I am fascinated by their love of cherry blossoms. A culture that embracesContinue reading “Blossom Viewing”

Humanity

This is not a picture of Michel de Montaigne’s castle. I looked on Google maps to see where Château de Montaigne was located, and it resides in a part of France that I have never been to before. The castle depicted is Château de Belcayre, and it’s a good 121 km (75 miles) from ChâteauContinue reading “Humanity”