The Draw of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington

In this day and age, it seems alot of climbers neglect the eastern United States when planning climbs and expeditions. With no mountain breaking 7000 ft, perhaps it is understandable for the naive novice to pass over Appalachia and head to Colorado, Utah or Wyoming for some solid rock, ice and mountaineering excursions. Though natives … Continue reading The Draw of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington

Best Books for Anthropologists

Anthropology is the human science. Primarily, it is the study of the diversity in human experience. Culture, language, ritual and history. We are all the same yet different. That is the beauty of anthropology; This acknowledgement and to explore and uncover the mysteries of humanity. In an increasingly globalized world, where people from a variety … Continue reading Best Books for Anthropologists

A Real Inconvenient Truth; The U.S. Secret War in Laos

(Taken near Vang Vieng) When most people think of Laos, they imagine thick green jungles and epic Karst mountains splaying across an ancient spiritual and culturally unique landscape. Some may think of The Hmong, their especially distinct customs and shamanic practices. Travelers might recall the numerous Theravada Buddhist temples scattered in every part of the … Continue reading A Real Inconvenient Truth; The U.S. Secret War in Laos

Dublin, Ireland and Globalization

My first time to Dublin was in March of 2009. I was 17 and visiting my sister who was studying abroad in the Irish Capital. It was my first trip to Europe and had no idea what to expect. I was curious on what I would experience but didn't have a whole lot of expectations. … Continue reading Dublin, Ireland and Globalization

Dublin, Globalization and Facing Inevitable Change

O’Connell St. in December 2019 My first visit to Dublin was in March of 2009. I was 17 and visiting my sister who was studying abroad in the Irish Capital. It was also my first trip to Europe and had no idea what to expect. I was curious on what I would experience but didn't … Continue reading Dublin, Globalization and Facing Inevitable Change