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July 15th, 2013

The City (Take Eleventy)

Posted in Personal, Travel by MB

I’ve always been quite partial to this view of Manhattan (taken on a flight back from Ireland, IIRC):

View of Manhattan, New York City, NYC

But this is kind of working its way into my head:

 

(Taken IAD-LGA-YUL)

 

Manhattan from the south, LGA approach

February 21st, 2013

Just Over A Year Ago. And So Far Away.

Posted in Personal, Travel by MB

February 15th, 2013

Louisville 2013

Posted in Cycling, Photos, Travel by MB

Traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, for the UCI World Cyclocross Championships.   Wasn’t expecting anything in particular,m including the fantastic time everyone had.  Here it is, in pictures.  Make sure you turn the captions on.

February 2nd, 2013

Karachi, 2006

Posted in Personal, Travel by MB

Two children and a goat on the streets of Karachi, Pakistan

January 5th, 2013

Intercontinental

Posted in Travel by MB

Bridge across the Bosphorus / Istanbul, Turkey.

December 29th, 2012

Actun Tunichil Muknal

Posted in Travel by MB

Actun Tunichil Muknal

December 6th, 2012

Approach to Placencia Airstrip

Posted in Travel by MB

Just back from a short week in Belize, where I quite enjoyed the short hops in tiny planes:

 

November 5th, 2012

Kite Festival in Jaipur, India

Posted in Personal, Travel by MB

Should have been shared years ago:

October 10th, 2012

Brother’s Keeper

Posted in Personal, Travel by MB

Been thinking a lot about this, lately:

July 25th, 2012

Midweek Makeover: Bruce Highway Edition

Posted in Music, Personal, Travel by MB

So, there was this original, by Bob Dylan.  Secret?  I’d never really paid attention to it, before 2009.

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It’s great, isn’t it?  But in that weird way that makes the first time you heard a song stick as the original, I’ll always associate this with the Whitlams.  I was rolling north on the Bruce Highway in Australia when I first heard it:

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Bonus Bruce Highway music -

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