• 30 Apr0
    To Haridwar

    To Haridwar

    Note: I wrote this a few weeks ago when internet was not available. After two uneventful days in Delhi punctuated by a couple forays into the press and confusion of Old Delhi’s alleys, we rose early to beat the traffic enroute to Haridwar. Our putative guide Babir arrived an hour an a half late, moderately […]

     
  • 25 Apr0
    Bangkok Poised for a Crackdown

    Bangkok Poised for a Crackdown

    I was in Bangkok last Saturday in the Silom neighborhood by the Sala Deng BTS station. A couple days later the police installed outposts under the station, protected by sand bags, to prevent the Redshirt demonstrators from occupying the area, a financial center and coincidentally (perhaps) the location of Patpong, the famous redlight alley. As […]

     
  • 22 Apr0
    Outdoor Photographer Features Planet Ice

    Outdoor Photographer Features Planet Ice

    Outdoor Photographer Magazine contains a feature on Planet Ice and how I shot the images. Although they’ve covered earlier books and published my articles, I am especially pleased with this coverage, largely because of the emotional investment in the project and satisfaction with the range of images I shot in less than three years. I […]

     
  • 22 Apr0

    Planet Ice Interview with Rick Steves

    Rick Steves, host  of the public television program Europe Through the Back Door, interviewed me a few months ago about my book Planet Ice for his radio show. He was very well-prepared and a fun person so the process was a breeze. http://www.ricksteves.com/radio/streaming/program202.asx

     
  • 6 Apr0
    Redshirt Rally in Bangkok

    Redshirt Rally in Bangkok

    The Redshirt supporters of deposed Prime Minister Taksin are expanding their protests against the government. The Redshirts have won several elections, which were then overturned by the elites with the connivance of the military, the true power in Thailand. So far the protests have been peaceful, but the retail centers are paralyzed. Nina Taylor and […]