Roll Over, Thor Heyerdahl, Here Comes the Plastiki

Autoportrait à République

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Paris merchants by night

Paris merchant by night (Photograph by Dries Buytaert

Urban Flaneur Guidebook

An urban flaneur is a wanderer who travels around the city as a casual observer and gives an interpretation of what s/he sees. An urban flaneur disdains the idea that one can encapsulate a city into a list of landmarks or dissect it into parts as one would a corpse. In this light, I am launching this new blog about experiencing the city in its totality. I welcome any relevant comments.

BMW ORACLE Racing wins 33rd America's Cup

BMW ORACLE Racing, the American challenger, representing the Golden Gate Yacht Club, won the 33rd America’s Cup Match on Sunday in Valencia, sweeping past the Swiss defender, Alinghi, to a 2-0 victory. (

The Sad Song of Everett Ruess

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Seattle : Fête du Flâneur

Fête du Flâneur, An Urban(e) Party via Great City

Everett Ruess DNA Miscalculation

Photograph of Utah's Comb Ridge by Dawn Kish National Geographic Adventure

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