Friday, June 3

Snaps From The Road 1

I've been traveling a bit lately, so I am going to start posting snaps along the way.
// Lakewood, PA // 41.451015, -75.256696

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

A few years ago I had the privilege of seeing the great Audra McDonald perform as Billy Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill on Broadway. The other day I was looking for something to watch, and came across the HBO production filmed at Cafe Brasil in New Orleans, I highly recommend checking it out. Below is a preview:

http://www.hbo.com/lady-day-at-emersons-bar-and-grill/video/lady-day-interview-extended

// New York, NY // 40.762045, -73.985118

Tuesday, December 22

Tijuana

Back November I took a quick trip to Tijuana to have lunch with a friend and walk around. First we checked out a cool new spot called Colectivo 9 which has 9 different restaurants around a courtyard. After two rounds of ceviche, we headed down to the beach by public taxi. After walking to the border fence, we found ourselves in a locals bar and eating more ceviche.

Go There: Collective 9 - Av RevoluciĆ³n 1265, Zona Centro, 22000 Tijuana
// Tijuana, Mexico // 32.530499, -117.036774

Tuesday, August 11

The Finishing Village of Charlotteville

Charlotteville is a tiny fishing village on the North West side of the island. As I pulled into town, I saw someone fishing and immediately darted out of the car to photograph them. It turned out to be an incredibly nice man named Antonio and his family. We had a great time chatting about life and living on the island.
// Charlotteville, Trinidad // 11.322120, -60.549774

Tuesday, August 4

Siewdass Sadhu's Temple in The Sea

One of the most meaningful parts of my trip was my visit to Siewdass Sadhu's Temple in The Sea. As I was approaching the Temple down it's long driveway, I saw smoke appear off the horizon. Once I stepped out of my car in the parking lot, I realized that I was witnessing the Antyesti rite of passage. I am always humbled to witness the grieving process of different cultures. As I continued 300 feet out the path into the ocean, the contrasting white and bright colors of the Temple struck me. Flags and statuaries adorn the surroundings and transport you to a different place.

Go There:
Siewdass Sadhu's Temple in The Sea- Waterloo, Trinidad (I was able to enter Temple in The Sea into Waze and it took me right there)
// Waterloo, Trinidad // 10.481688, -61.475571