Category Archives: Travel

Writing related to travel.

The House near Ventorros de San José

House near Ventorros de San José, Spain. Click above for larger image, then scroll left-right to see it all. If you wanted to get twelve of your best friends together somewhere in the world, maybe in the south of Spain, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Enchiladas

Borunda’s Bar & Grill in Marfa, TX I was in Marfa, that West Texas town where Austin hipsters go to retire and the East Coast jet-set-art-set fly their private planes in for cocktail parties in rundown adobe houses. I pulled … Continue reading

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The Character and Soul of Barbecue

Patillo’s Bar-B-Q – Beaumont TX When I sit down in front of a plate of barbecue, I often ask myself, “How did this get here?” Meaning, what were the techniques, traditions, beliefs, personalities, rituals, superstitions and hardships that resulted in … Continue reading

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Friuli-Venezia Giulia: World-Class White Wines from Italy

I Clivi Friulano The day began with our van trundling up a steep gravel path to the top of a hill where a weathered stone house sat among vineyards sprawling down the surrounding slopes. This morning was misty and dense … Continue reading

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COF2012 – Friuli Colli Orientali Map

View Friuli Colli Orientali 2012 in a larger map Here’s a map I made of the COF2012 project. I’m a big fan of putting my adventures into a geographical context, and Google Maps offers the perfect platform for that. We … Continue reading

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