Alisan High Mountain Tea Picker #2

Alisan has a rugged softness about it. The mountains are massive, but beautiful terraced tea farms cover them; often you are engulfed in white fluffy clouds. Scattered on the slopes, in between the rows, are the Tea pickers… Read More

Taroko Gorge Taiwan

Taroko Gorge in Taiwan is spectacular. A hole ripped through the earth on the scale of the Grand canyon. This is the “Tunnel OF Nine Turns” I don’t know who these people are , but they were a… Read More

Zaragoza Spain and La Sobremesa

Here is an excerpt from and a link to my new story on, World Expo Zaragoza 2008: An Ancient City Looks to the Future. “Walking down town Zaragoza Spain, something out of place caught my eye. I… Read More

Good luck Ted Kennedy

I have taken pictures of Ted Kennedy on a few occasions, this shot is from years ago with him and the late Armand Hammer. Good luck Mr. Kennedy, we need you around.

Cross cultural communication

I was walking across the street in Nuuk Greenland with a friend from Brooklyn NY. He was trying to talk to this very drunk guy who reverted to sign language, using one of the two hand signals that… Read More

Mercado Central Zaragoza Spain

Street Life.Kaohsiung,Taiwan

Climbing the Basilica de la Pilar,Zaragoza, Spain.

Louise Wu, Miss Asian America.Taiwan

Traveling around Taiwan with Louise Wu, Miss Asian America was easy. Doors open, traffic stops. She is great, humble about her title and more than willing to pose with every giggling girl and admiring boy that wanted to… Read More

The perfect Mojito

The Perfect Mojito. I remember walking into La Bodeguita del medio bar in the old section of Havana Cuba with one question on my mind, I wanted know how many. ” eleven the bartender said, Papa could drink… Read More

Grand Hyatt Taipei

This the Sushi chef at the Grand Hyatt Hotel In Taipei. Thanks to all the staff for putting together a 5 star meal for our band of tired journalists. The food was simply perfect. This is an impressive… Read More

BIG FISH,little airport,Alaska.

Waiting room. Ted Stevens international airport, Anchorage, Alaska.

Elvis the Transvestite, Lord Russ as the Queen

Lord Russ, another local hero from Northampton Mass and future member of the Young at Heart Chorus, put on an amazing one man (woman) show this weekend .”For his upcoming role, Russ (aka Russell Brooks) has to shave… Read More

Grand Formosa Regent hotel Taipei Taiwan

This goes out to Ivyliu and all the great folks at the Grand Formosa Regent Hotel in Taipei. You were all fantastic. The rooms are top notch, the food was amazing, and the service and atmosphere were more… Read More