25.8.14

Uncovering: Matera, Italy

With a ticket waiting for me set for an unknown date, I thought a good way to release some of my travel woes would be to write about them. When Italy comes into conversation most people always mention Rome, Florence or the Amalfi Coast..the quintessential tourist stops. While I'm also enamoured by larger than life fountains and sparkling shores, I can't help but think that there is so much more to Italy than what's been made famous by travel guides. This brings me to a new feature on Sin Nombre: Uncovering. An exploration of parts of the world of which we might not know much, but should know more about.


21.8.14

A matter of timing

                    
(What if he caught the train? TALISCO - Your Wish from zack spiger on Vimeo.)

Ever since I saw 500 days of summer some years ago, I've been perplexed by the notion of timing.

“You can’t ascribe great cosmic significance to a simple Earthly event. Coincidence. That’s all anything really is, nothing more then coincidence. There are no miracles, there’s no such thing as fate, and nothing is meant to be…”