Kuna Yala

DJI_0271About the Location:  A little slice of heaven from this weekend in Kuna Yala off the northern Caribbean coast of Panama. The Kuna people are indigenous to parts of Panama and Colombia and a large number live on a series of islands where they trade goods, fish, and entertain the occasional gringo.  Though the little cottages may look inviting, they were quite rustic.  Just a wood box with bed, some mosquito netting and one light bulb at the end of a wire, swaying in the gentle breeze.  But when you wake up to this scene, it sure feels luxurious! continue…

Night Market

dsc_0044About the Location:  This is the infamous Temple Street Night Market of Hong Kong.  Located just south of Mong Kok, the most densely populated neighborhood on earth, this market is a thriving part of the Kowloon experience.  You can find a wide assortment of items here from souvenirs to travel accessories, but it is dominated by men’s apparel (the Ladies Market isn’t far away).

About the Shot:  I had come to this street earlier in the day with a friend who thought this location continue…

Puerto Rican Paradise

dsc_2290About the Location:  The history of Puerto Rico is complex.  Its location in the northeast Caribbean Sea was (and is) of great value to many imperial powers.  Its name, translated to “Rich Port” in English, may describe why it has been occupied by Spaniards for centuries, enduring invasion attempts from the French, Dutch, and British, before ultimately being continue…