Evolution: Art Escape in Galaţi

This concludes my weekend break in Galaţi: a piece from 1976, aptly titled "Evolution". It's a stylish torus, one of the many permanent sculptures along the Danube Promenade. When I first visited Galaţi this past June with a friend, we landed directly into the dehumanizing, failed Communist ghettos. Instead of a name, they have a number. … Continue reading Evolution: Art Escape in Galaţi


Tiritiri Matangi Wildlife Sanctuary

Following the news about New Zealand declaring all animals sentient beings, I decided to write a series of posts about my discoveries in this beautiful and progressive (though not always so) part of the world. I lived there between 2003 and 2006, a bit over three, very intense, years. There is nothing I enjoy more … Continue reading Tiritiri Matangi Wildlife Sanctuary