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Lindsey Edson ″A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” – Moslih Eddin Saadi

Photos: Passport & Plate - Yukgaejang - Soup for Seoul

SOUTH KOREA | Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Ingredients 1 ounce dried gosari, (fernbrakes) - yields about 1 cup rehydrated 1 pound beef brisket, (or flank steak or shank meat) 1/2 onion 8 ounces Korean radish 14 cups water 8 ounces sukju, (bean sprouts) 3 dry shiitake mushrooms, soaked (or fresh ... Read more >
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Legends of Light

VENEZUELA | Thursday, 15 May 2014 | Views [1045] | Scholarship Entry

Over 40,000 bolts ripped across the night sky. I sat up in the hammock, hugged my knees, and awed at the relentless lightning cracking like a whip from cloud to cloud. No rain followed. The indigenous people here call it “rib-a-ba,” or “river fire in ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

Photos: Catatumbo

VENEZUELA | Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | Photo Gallery

At a village on Lake Maracaibo to experience the Catatumbo lightning phenomenon.
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Photos: Tanzania

TANZANIA | Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

Teaching math and English to kids outside Arusha, in rural Morombo.
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Catching a Moment - The 38th Parallel

NORTH KOREA | Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | Views [1034] | Comments [2] | Scholarship Entry

The shutter springs closed with a satisfying snap. "No!" A Korean soldier shouts, lurching forward and abandoning his Taekwando ready-stance while the perpetrator turns the camera over in his hand, marveling at the photograph. The owner only catches a ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2013

My Scholarship entry - A local encounter that changed my life

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | Views [952] | Comments [2] | Scholarship Entry

I see him ascending the Williamsburg Bridge, which hands off Brooklyn to Manhattan, on the long, arduous up-ramp. His shoulders arched in a shoddy jacket as he labors over a shopping cart that swells with black garbage bags arguing for space. Their ... Read more >

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