Currently in: Guatemala

Every autumn comes stories 12

Every Autumn Comes

On a late summer morning of 1982, a boy was standing naked under a fig tree – waiting. Under his feet, sun-hidden flecks of grass lay flattened, their greenness tainted by a greased light...

The Cool Five Wildlife Edition Tanzania 16

The Cool Five (Wildlife Edition)

We were furiously bumping along the dirt roads of Yala National Park, on the southeasterly shores of the luscious island of Sri Lanka. A new day had just risen, spreading warmth through our bleary...

stories set in rome Italy 16

Stories Set in Rome

“Would you tell me all the stories from when you were young?” This was the question I was being asked by a little girl wearing a blue summer dress and proudly clutching a brown...

Postcards from Guatemala 22

Postcards from Guatemala

Life is funny. When we set out into the world at large back in May 2013, Plan A was to reach the southern tip of the American continent in a year or so. Plan...

Amsterdam Jordaan Westerkerk 7

Dear Amsterdam (A Love Letter)

Dear Amsterdam, I am writing you from a picturesque town in the Guatemalan highlands, surrounded by ruins and volcanoes. It seems befitting, in that sweetly incongruous way which brought us together 10 years ago,...