Witnessing the World, One Journey at a Time

For more than two decades I’ve travelled the globe seeking to experience humanity’s richness and diversity through adventure, history, and cultural immersion.  Come along as I share my experiences, past and present, from around the world. Start Exploring

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The World’s Largest Hindu Temple Outside India is in New Jersey

Gazing at its majestic monumentality, you might think you’ve been transported to Delhi, India. But this Hindu mandir (temple) is not half a world away. It’s in Central New Jersey’s Robbinsville Township, just a quick one-hour drive from my Center City Philadelphia apartment. And it’s the largest Hindu temple in the world outside India. …
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Visiting Évora’s Chapel of Bones

“What are we going to do with all these bones?” Sixteenth century Franciscan friars must have asked themselves this challenging question once the bones were dug up from cemeteries and local churchyards throughout Évora, Portugal. The bones and skulls of thousands of dearly departed must have created quite a huge


The World through my lens

The only thing that excites me more than dreaming about the next adventure is getting my passport stamped at the destination’s immigration counter.

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