Music sans politique

Street musician, Vatican City.View full post »

The art of chocolate

Artistic expression just make some things better.View full post »


Maddie on a cool Sienna spring afternoonView full post »

The Art of Food

In the kitchen with chef Federico… Rome.  View full post »

Tuscany and Napa

The only two places I have visited where the food, culture and countryside are very near the best… but TuscanyView full post »

Roman bath house in Pompeii

Maddie thought it was too cold for a bath…View full post »


Where life changes slowly for a very good reason… Positano, ItalyView full post »

Friday night in Rome

The problem is trying to decide where to eat…View full post »

Inside the rain

Rome status post a storm…View full post »

Rome is not Kansas

Music can appear in the most wonderful places in Rome…View full post »

Vespa love

Sometimes it is not about how fast you get somewhere but whether you do it with style and economy…View full post »

Italian stallion, Vatican City

The need for speed transcends religion…. it is a cultural phenomenon that cuts across multiple genres and defiesView full post »

Roma Look Out

This is not a horizontal reverse image done in photoshop….View full post »

Pompei, Italy

Kelly two days ago in the cool climate of Pompei… congrads for her acceptance to Georgetown for graduate studiesView full post »

Amalfi, Italy

In the last two days have traveled through Ethiopia, Kenya and now have a week’s respite in Italy with the familyView full post »

Living on the edge

captured with: fuji xpro-1 @ 50mm, f1.4, iso 200, 1/250View full post »

On the streets of Addis

I am in Addis Ababa again to help teach a course for the next week. It has seem to become my second home in Africa asView full post »

Happy hour on the Mara

Acacia trees can offer more than shade after sunset…View full post »

some necessities never change

fuji xpro-1 @ 50mm, f/2.0, 1/750, iso 200 Addis Ababa, EthiopiaView full post »


People and dwellings can be counted for many reasons in developing countries….View full post »

where you look, you can see

Beauty within times of trouble Is where you look, if you wish to seeView full post »

Kisumu Ndogo…

Karibu to Kibera… Nairobi, KenyaView full post »

Le Miuex

James… meilleur guide sur Masai Mara avec le camp SerianView full post »

Ethiopian home roast

When I was in Ethiopia in early December for work I was in search of the their best coffee in the evenings when I wasView full post »

Karura Forest, Kenya

Bokeh from a walk with Helen last October…View full post »

Fresh herbs in Addis

In the Mercado Market of Addis Ababa you can buy just about anything… green or roasted coffee to die for –View full post »

Even lions respect

Some are just best left alone… Masai Mara.View full post »

Walking with the animals

Masai bush guide taking a rest on top of the Mara escarpment after climbing up from the plains of the North ConservancyView full post »