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13 04, 2014

Above the Lights: A night out with sex workers in Bangkok’s Red Light District

By | April 13th, 2014|Ethical Travel, Portraits of Pangea, Thailand|2 Comments

I wasn't even supposed to leave the hostel. I had planned to spend my last night in Bangkok curled up on the communal couch, catching up on work, and eating copious [...]

10 01, 2014

A little girl in Myanmar wants to go to school

By | January 10th, 2014|Human Rights, Myanmar, Portraits of Pangea, Social Justice|0 Comments

"One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world." ~ Malala Yousafzai The six of them sat quietly and timidly in a circle on the floor, eyes wide [...]

26 10, 2013

On joy and sorrow and learning to be ok with it all

By | October 26th, 2013|China, Make a Difference, Portraits of Pangea|0 Comments

Today we helped out at a local orphanage in Langfang, about an hour from where we live in China. All of the children have special healthcare needs — and all [...]

25 09, 2013

A visit to Mandela’s house

By | September 25th, 2013|Africa, Portraits of Pangea, South Africa|0 Comments

"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers [...]

12 07, 2013

Where desperation meets depravity: My journey back to Cambodia

By | July 12th, 2013|Cambodia, Human Rights, Make a Difference, Portraits of Pangea, Social Justice|0 Comments

“Where are we going?!” my voice echoed through the confines of my helmet as I called out to my friend S. as our motorbike sputtered desperately, gasping for breath as [...]

2 03, 2013

Portraits from Myanmar (Burma)

By | March 2nd, 2013|Myanmar, Photo Essay, Portraits of Pangea|15 Comments

There was so much I did not know about Myanmar before we traveled there in January.One of the lesser-known countries in Southeast Asia, Myanmar (also called Burma) dazzled our eyes and [...]

8 11, 2012

Escape from North Korea

By | November 8th, 2012|Human Rights, North Korea, Portraits of Pangea, Social Justice, South Korea|0 Comments

The sights and sounds and smells on the streets of Seoul's famed Myeongdong shopping district assaulted us from every angle as we navigated our way through a maze of flashing neon [...]

19 12, 2011

Islands that Float: An introduction to Lake Titicaca’s Uros people

By | December 19th, 2011|Lake Titicaca, Peru, Portraits of Pangea, Travel Tips|4 Comments

Step off your boat, onto the hay, and meet the Uros people – a people shrouded in mystery, wrapped in myth and lore.  According to legend, they are the oldest [...]