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Tag: Travel

3 Jul

Dustin Yellin’s Passion

I spent yesterday with Dustin Yellin, arguably one of the most influential contemporary artists around.  His pieces are fascinating –...

29 May

Friday Evenings in New York

  Sol LeWitt’s wall Friday evening, the end of a week of work,  good work that I enjoy. Yet planning travel for people is work...

25 May

Meditations #82

It is there in the eyes of a face different from ours halfway around the globe, in the fingertips of an artisan’s handshake, in the steady...

29 Mar

Meditations #80

When you go, leave your preconceptions behind. Take a wild imagination, dive deep into millennia past and re-envision the future. Travel is...

15 Nov

Well Shod

I have a collection of shoes gathered over the course of many years from around the world. They are exotic, beautiful, charming, odd. That...

3 Nov

Impressions Of Puglia

I have come to this lovely country that runs along the back of Italy’s boot and down its heel, a coastal plain of russet earth planted...

23 Sep

A Restaurant That Is Also An Inn

Francis Mallmann’s Restaurant Garzon is arguably Uruguay’s best restaurant and one of the finest in all of South America.  But...

21 Sep

Meditations #77

A child’s travels begin in the imagination, down the rabbit hole, in Mr. McGregor’s garden, under the floorboards, across a treasure...

7 Apr

The Cotswolds

Each Cotswold village, it seems, is more picturesque than the last, and the rolling countryside that links them, lined with thick hedgerows...

16 Jan

UAE: Dubai and Around

    Burj al Arab profile behind Jumeirah Madinat   One’s impressions of places have so much to do with who you travel with,...

11 Dec

CUBA: Letters To My Sons – #8

Day #8 – So Close and Yet So Far Travel is as much about the imagination as it is about reality. Travel 101, as you all know, is about setting...

9 Dec

CUBA: Letters to My Sons – #6, #7

We have had no internet for the last two days on top of which we have been in the car for long hours on each of them.  One thing you have to...

9 Dec

CUBA: Letters to My Sons – #4

Day 4   What a delicious day!  This place, I will start off saying, is beyond fabulous.  There is more potential here, more latent beauty,...

15 Nov

Parma

Piazza del Duomo An hour and a half by road from Milan is the small, elegant and refined city of Parma.  In this foodie age it is probably...

26 Oct

Meditations #68

A home is a place you love and don’t want to leave. When we travel, we don’t expect to find “home,” but we do expect...

17 Oct

Nostalgia

Must be getting old…In 1969 I moved to SoHo, a neighborhood inhabited by artists and (still) factory workers.  I was married to a painter,...

8 Aug

Where Travel Begins

<a href="http://lisalindblad.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/764165 have a peek here.jpg”> I am a traveler.  I am a literal...

2 Aug

Meditations #66

Travel is at its most fun when chance encounters and discoveries are made. Serendipity’s best friend is time. And so, I am convinced,...

28 May

Iceland: An Island Still Becoming

New York-Rejkyavik is a mere 4h37m, a remarkably short time in which to travel to a virtual moon. We all know that NASA sent its astronauts...

7 May

Next to Heaven

 Many years ago, when the wonderful animal behaviorist and naturalist, George Schaller, was studying snow leopard, he spoke to me of the Tibetan...

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