Legacies stolen, Legacies lost

Walking around the ancient monuments of Greece is a source of both joy and pain. The sites resonate with a strong sense of history – not just mythos as the greeks would say. I explore with awe and feel an ancient presence. Zeus, Apollo, Athina, Herakles, Artemis, Poseidon, Achilles – names made familiar by books,…

Travel Photography: Don’t say cheese!

They say a picture is worth a 1000 words. I say a 1000 pictures can’t capture an experience. Why this bitter tirade against photography, you may ask? For someone who hasn’t so far travelled without a camera and competes hard with her spouse for the best photos of the trip, I certainly made it over…