Above: Jen and Chris silhouetted while spinning poi together. I had the opportunity ten days ago to travel up to Connecticut to go to a party and photograph some people spinning fire. I really enjoyed photographing John Walsh spinning fire for the Collegian last winter, so I immediately jumped on this opportunity and headed north. … Continue reading Photographing Fire Spinners
Today marks the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s War on Drugs. Check out the video and infographic below to see what the war on drugs costs and decide if it is worth it. All of this info is brought to you by FEE.tv and the Foundation for Economic Education. View FEE.tv’s inaugural post for more information … Continue reading The Cost of the War on Drugs
A protest started up while we were in Istanbul’s Taksim Square, so I took some photos. I was lucky enough to find a local who spoke english and he translated the signs and chants for me. These women were protesting honor killings. The UN estimates that as many as 5000 women around the world are … Continue reading Protesting Honor Killings
Photo by Anna Saewert. See more of my photos from Mount Nemrut.
A fallen column at Sardis.
Pide is a Turkish/middle-eastern spin on pizza, baked in a wood-fired oven. Check out an approximate recipe over at Mansurovs. The delicious finished product:
Click on the photos to view them larger. The travertines: Read more about this amazing place. Roman ruins:
Click on the photos to view them larger. Read more about this great structure.
Click on the photos to view them larger. The Tetrapylon, the monumental gate The Stadium, the largest and best preserved Roman stadium in Turkey
Read more information about Mount Nemrut. The very top of Mount Nemrut The statues with Persian hats