Posts Tagged ‘travel’

On my last full day on Swan’s Island, a bald eagle — bouncing in flight against the crisp coastal winds — floated in the sky outside of my window while I drank my morning coffee. Later, I walked down to the mud flats and picked about 15 good-sized clams which were cooked up later as […]

This summer on my quasi-annual return trip to the United States I decided that I wanted to travel by train, rather than flying.  This decision was partially to do with the fact that flying is one of the most carbon-unfriendly activities around, but equally due to the fact that I’ve come to despise air travel […]

Typhoon return


With completely impeccable timing I managed to fly into Narita after a month-long sojourn back in the States just in time to meet up with a largish typhoon that was sweeping the area. The typhoon hadn’t hit ground when the plane landed, so there were no issues there, but I still had to get from […]