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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 427: Last Words From The Attic

As far as I’m aware, I’m not one to get sentimental, so that’s something that’s not going to change despite this being titled something that may imply some sort of sentimentality, I think. 522 more words


weekly photo challenge: the place

2 wheels, since last Wednesday I am able to ride anywhere I can. What I call home is Saint Gilles, our doorsteps.



3 days in Svaneti - Magic style of life

Cities: Zugdidi, Mestia



Places: museums, churches, Enguri reservoir, Lowe tower (Iphar), Ushguli and Mesti Ethnographic museums, Lamaria, resort Hatsvali.

Enguri Dam


Svaneti… 24 more words


1 day tour in Mtskheta, Shiomghvime, Jvari


Places: Mtskheta city tour, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Samtavro, Shiomgvime monastery, Jvari monastery.

All inclusive: comfortable minibus, guide, meals, tickets; testing of Georgian dishes.

Prices: 15 persons (per person) – 45$; Up to 5 persons (per person) – 60$


Building Folklore Wealth

Stable, local, human communities accumulate folklore over generations. This is a form of wealth that we are no longer capable of producing, valuing, or enjoying. Modern nation-states* no longer have the stable local communities or the value systems required to for folklore creation and maintenance. 2,352 more words

My Own Writing

Heretics, Plagues, and Forbidden Art

At Two By Tour, Yvette Benhamou and J. Endress explore the sites and streets of Cuenca, Ecuador. In their latest adventure, they wander the El Museo de Cultura Prohibido, a museum of sacrilege with dubious “artifacts,” see graffiti and street art, and explore a Belgian brewery in the Andes Mountains.


Fire & Water

I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus here, I admit, but I plan on getting back to this blog. A lots been going on in the last few months including an inspiring trip to the Philippines. 503 more words