Letters From The Field

Have pen, will travel. Sending letters.

Why seek far afield? Adventures at the doorstep

A letter from Germany. In which is described a kayaking expediton right in our backyard.

July 17, 2016 · 8 Comments

“You’re going where?!”

Another letter from Turkey. In which, again, some observations on the situation the south-east are noted.

June 2, 2016 · 4 Comments

Stranded, in ice and mist

A letter from Greenland. In which is covered a third kayaking expedition to the ice.

April 13, 2016 · 14 Comments

On grave robbers’ heels

A letter from Mesopotamia. In which is witnessed the disturbing looting of unexplored archaeological sites.

March 2, 2016 · 8 Comments

Snowbound on Hoth

A letter from Norway. In which is related a winter hike unplanned ending up in a snowstorm.

January 17, 2016 · 7 Comments

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree …

A letter for Christmas. In which is pondered the question where the tradition of decorating fir trees for the holiday season may come from.

December 24, 2015 · 12 Comments

Up. Or: How I was raised to aeronautic nobility.

A letter from Germany. In which is recounted an aeronautic adventure in a hot air balloon.

November 29, 2015 · 8 Comments

New dispatches from the field: More telegraphed expedition notes

A letter from Turkey. In which is again reported from an excavation expedition in short dispatches cabled directly from the field.

October 8, 2015 · 5 Comments

Should I stay or should I go now? Renewed report from Turkey’s southeast

A letter from Turkey. In which is given a subjective description of current state of affairs.

September 30, 2015 · 8 Comments

From the sketchbook: Gadding around Greenland

A letter from Greenland. In which is given another glimpse into the travel sketchbook.

September 17, 2015 · 11 Comments

Learning Turkish: Language exercise at the metro

A letter from Berlin. In which is reflected upon acquiring and use of foreign languages.

August 2, 2015 · 12 Comments

Flying high with Annie: My romance with a Russian lady

A letter from Germany. In which is confessed an (aviation) acquaintanceship with some classy Russian gal.

July 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

Aquatic adventure: Diving a wreck. And its story.

A letter from Egypt. In which is told the story of a dive and retold the fate of a cargo ship.

June 7, 2015 · 3 Comments

Dispatches from the field: A telegraphed expedition diary

A letter from Turkey. In which is described an excavation season’s daily grind in short dispatches cabled from the field.

May 10, 2015 · 16 Comments

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