The current photo-challenge¬†¬†reminded me of this moment in Iceland. I found myself very alone even though I was with a busload of tourists. Everyone was spread out taking pictures of the various majestic cliffs and such, when I came upon this plaque, and I stared at it, wondering what it said, feeling a stranger in … Continue reading Solaruppras



The interior of a Transall C-160 was spartan, pure function, green and grey in the day but at nighttime the interior was a dull green from the cargo bay lights. It seemed especially spacious since it was empty, save a single soul waiting quietly in the green shadows. This aircraft was French, and its pilots … Continue reading HROD