Recently, I unexpectedly explored Brussels in the morning and was treated to a magical evening in Chicago that night. None of this was planned. Here’s a brief chronicle of that unexpected day.
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Exploring Fjords (Flåm, Norway)
I posted before that I recently explored Norway with my friend Dr. Jessica Williams, who is a philosopher and assistant professor at the University of South Florida. We stayed in a cottage one train stop before Flåm. Flåm is a crowded tourist town that looks like a boardwalk that grew into a destination. Many of …
Desparate Lengths for Coffee (Flåm, Norway)
Although I’ve mostly posted my experimental photos and videos so far, this blog is also meant to document my many travels. This weekend I am in Flåm, Norway with a close friend from college, Dr. Jessica Williams who is a philosophy professor at USF. Flåm is famous for its fjords, which are collectively a UNESCO …
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Cloudscapes (Dusk Over Poland)
Just playing around with video during a 1-hour flight. I tried to make clouds look like paintings using just my iPhone video default settings. The progression from daytime to night was really interesting. These videos are uploaded in the order that they occurred.
The Everglades Paints Itself (Florida, USA)
The Florida Everglades looking like impressionist art. Dusk, February, no filter.
Sediment Sentiments (Aarhus Bay, Denmark)
Natural sentiment in the Aarhus Bay looks like abstract art.
Traveling Ghosts (Bus to Copenhagen, Denmark)
An obvious perk of living in Europe is the ease of international travel. I’m meeting friends in Copenhagen. From there, we go to Malmö. Back home by bedtime. I will never complain about day trips like these. From the bus, the Danish countryside creates impressionist landscapes that we cast a shadow upon. A metaphor for …
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One must still have chaos in oneself to give birth to a dancing star. — Friedrich Nietzsche To be a good scientist, you have to be curious, adventurous, and restless. Curious because something must drive you so strongly to demystify nature that you dedicate your life to it. Adventurous because you must try to answer …