Favorite Photo Story: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Date: May 2014 This is the photo that gets the most “ughs” when people see it, and it’s because of the birds. Pigeons were EVERYWHERE the day I visited Gandantegchinlen Monastery. The building in the center of the photo is the Temple of Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara, and it houses a statue of Migjid […]

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Favorite Photo Story: View from Tokyo Tower

Location: Tokyo, Japan Date: June 2013 Tokyo Tower offers terrific views of Tokyo. I took a study abroad group there in 2013, and we waited until the sun went down to see how the city looked in the dark. I was pleasantly surprised by the lighting inside of the observation deck and took this picture.

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Favorite Photo Story: Omsk Railway Station, Russia

Location: Omsk, Russia Date: May 2014 The Omsk Railway Station on the Trans Siberian Railway is painted teal, and that makes it stand out as one of the more colorful stations along this route. By the time I took this photo, I had been traveling for a couple of days, and each station stop offered […]

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Favorite Photo Story: Mt. Namsan in Seoul, South Korea

Location: Seoul, South Korea Date: December 2009 I had the day off work on a mid-December day and decided to spend it walking through my neighborhood of Itaewon and its surroundings. I had lived in Seoul more than 10 months, and my fifth-floor apartment in that neighborhood still ranks as one of my top two […]

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