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  • Multicultural Multi Ethnic New York City

    Multicultural, Multi-Ethnic New York CityNew York City makes me want to go to other lands. Yes, the cultures and people that are resplendent here present a good cross section of planet earth. My early assumptions were correct, New York City is a hotbed of everywhere else, and, as such, just being here makes me want [...]

  • New York City Photos

    New York City Vagabond Journey PhotosThe following photos were taken in New York City during the late summer and early autumn of 2008. They cover Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens.————–Wade from Vagabond Journey.com in Brooklyn, New York City- October 22, 2008 Travelogue — Travel Photos ————–Click on the following links to view the photo [...]

  • Travels New York City

    Travels in New York City, September to October 2008The following is a subway map of New York City that shows the extents of my wanderings from September to mid- October, 2008. The New York City part of my travels should be completed by early December, after which, I think that I may do a loop [...]

  • One Week Two Laptops Broken

    One Week Two Laptops BrokenWhenever I find myself in times of trouble, I make an attempt at self-consolation by repairing my travel gear.I cleaned and mink oiled my boots and vest today.My two laptops are both broken.————–Wade from Vagabond Journey.com in Brooklyn, New York City- October 20, 2008Travelogue — Travel Photos ————–The first, Old Faithful, [...]

  • Vagabond Journey Mission Statement

    Neither do I wish to present a polished view of the world, nor do I wish to present a polished view of myself.I am an imperfect man writing an imperfect tale.I know this; I do not need to be told. All too often, I read travel literature and travelogues that only show the bright, romantic [...]

  • Herman Melville Pilgrimage

    Pilgrimage for Herman Melville“Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.” Herman Melville“It is not down in any map; true places never are.” Herman MelvilleI awoke in a dark cave of a room on a Saturday morning and jump to a start, for [...]

  • Photos from New York City

    Photos from New York CityThe following are the first batch of photographs from around New York City. They are from Harlem, Chinatown, Manhattan, and Brooklyn.————–Wade from Vagabond Journey.com in Brooklyn, New York City- October 14, 2008 Travelogue — Travel Photos ————–Photos from New York CityClick on the below links to go to the photos: Chinatown [...]

  • Ellis Island Immigration

    Ellis Island Immigration: An envious, romantic look at old-time travel “In this room,” spoke the crazy eyed park ranger at the Ellis Island immigration center, “more than two thousand immigrants would be processed each day. The average expected wait for each immigrant was around three to five hours.”————–Wade from Vagabond Journey.com in Brooklyn, New York [...]

  • Journalism Mission

    Journalism MissionOne night while growing weary with my task of copy editing an issue of Cafe Abroad InPrint, I came upon the following quote:“There is another concept of journalism . . . it’s engraved on a bronze plaque on the south-east corner of the Times Tower in New York City.”————–Wade from Vagabond Journey.com in Brooklyn, [...]

  • Global Economy and Speculation

    Global Economy and SpeculationOn the premise that stocks are not real, money is not tangible, and the ebb and flow of the state of modern humanity is based on the tidings of economic speculation, it seems as if the world is dooming itself through its own prophecies of the future.In point: if it is thought [...]