My perspective on the other side of the writing life as I watch a news crew set up a camera to interview me for Kazakh TV.
Going back to the real world from the “other world.” Leaving Central Asia, on my way to . . . Puerto Rico. Seriously.
Central Asia is fun — perhaps a little too much fun.
I went to the first McDonald’s in Kazakhstan. I was the only customer there.
I came into Aktau to visit the emerging port / SEZ area, but found a place that was incredibly interesting for many reasons.
Aktau has an address system that’s relatively unique. The streets really are unnamed.
Aktau was once one of the Soviet Union’s closed city, a secret work camp that few outside of it knew existed.
Into the land where people go to battle for barstools.
A traveler daydream interrupted.
Want to eat dinner at 5am? Want to start drinking at eight in the morning? Want to stay up all night long in a cafe? In Bishkek this can be done.
Something is very different here.
I held on to the bitter end.
I made it to Orlando.
There’s no point in saying “I’ll never fly X airline again” anymore.
… and where I’m going to.
In this post we talk Theta waves, dancing madly, and touch on some of the less-savory Tool fans deserving of HWAP badges.
Part 2 of this half-travelogue, half-ethnographic journal is not a post about posters, but it promises one.
In this post, Julia tells us about her first day and night on the road, hitting MJK’s Merkin Osteria en route to the Phoenix show.
When vagabonds go on vacation.
Today I am going to tell you a little bit about this project, what exactly this project is, and what these Vagabond write-ups are and are not, so that you can know what to expect. Then, I’ll share just how we got started on it.