Hannah's Visit to Hong Kong and Macau

Early January, Hannah came to visit in Hong Kong after travelling in Taiwan and Singapore. We saw the main attractions, had lots of good food, and hiked to Ngong Ping peak overlooking the Saikung. We also took a bus over the newly built Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge to visit Macau for ... Read more

Seattle and Portland

Before returning to Hong Kong, I stayed in Washington for a few days to visit Pralaksha in Seattle and Nathaniel in Longview. It was cloudy and rainy for most of my visit. On the day I left, Nathaniel and I went to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in ... Read more

Everglades and Naples

On my last day in Florida, Akshat and I took a road trip westward across the Everglades swampland towards Naples. After a stretch of highway, we entered a quiet two-lane road through the national park. On both sides of the road, thin not-so-tall trees grow out of seemingly endless shallow ... Read more

Miami and Key Largo

During Thanksgiving break, I travelled to South Florida to visit Akshat, where I stayed with his parents in a suburb of Fort Lauderdale. Arriving in the early morning, I only went out around noon. We visited and dined at the famous Little Havana of Miami, toured the Vizcaya Mansion and ... Read more


Flew to Boston with Hadar back in October to see some of her friends, as well as Nathaniel, in Cambridge. I had stupidly missed my flight, so I had to arrive half a day late and miss half of a concert by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra was incidentally ... Read more

Fire Trail and Rocket Launch

A spontaneous hike on the Berkeley Fire Trail with Kiana on 8 October, 2018. Little did we know, that was the day that SpaceX launched an Argentinian Earth observation satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. As I was finishing up the time lapse of the sunset over the Golden ... Read more