A Renewable Landscape: 13 Photos from the Road

Tarifa, España, to Barcelona, España– 1,464 km (Total Mileage: 15,169 km/40,075 km) After two weeks reporting on this year’s UN climate conference in Morocco, and a few more traveling through the country with other members of our team, I found myself in the northern port city of Tangier. My sister graduates in May in Washington, and I … Continue reading A Renewable Landscape: 13 Photos from the Road

Tall Valleys and the Sea : 12 Photos From the Albania and Montenegro

Pogradec, Albania to Plužine, Montenegro– 486 km this section (Total Mileage: 13,008 km/40,075 km) October seems so long ago. Between getting my mother to safety in the wake of her crash and the rush to and through the UN climate conference in Morocco, these past few months have been full times. As I look towards my route home across … Continue reading Tall Valleys and the Sea : 12 Photos From the Albania and Montenegro

Azerbaijan, The Land of Fire: 19 Photos From the Road

Baku, Azerbaijan/Bakı, Azərbaycan to Tbilisi, Georgia/თბილისი, საქართველო – 635 km this section (Total Mileage: 9,426 km/40,075 km) Tracing the name Azerbaijan back through history, one arrives at the Old Iranian word Āturpātākān, meaning The Land of Fire. In these lands, oil and gas deposits were known to turn earth to flame. Hindu and Zoroastrian worshipers used oil in sacred rites and channeled gas … Continue reading Azerbaijan, The Land of Fire: 19 Photos From the Road