Letters From The Field

Have pen, will travel. Sending letters.

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

“I hunt for objects made by men” – An archaeologist’s day in the field

A  letter from Turkey. In which is reported an archaeologist’s daily field routine at the excavation.

April 5, 2015 · 121 Comments

21.0975 km in 30 tweets

A letter from Berlin. In which is recapped the personal experience of running a half marathon.

March 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

Return to the ice – with kayak and paddle in western Greenland

A letter from Greenland. In which is resumed yet another kayak expedition at its rugged shores.

March 10, 2015 · 17 Comments

‘Post-nuclear’ excursion: A town forgotten in the woods

A letter from Germany. In which is explored an abandoned military complex and presented a hardly known Cold War episode.

February 8, 2015 · 12 Comments

Why keeping a (travel) journal?

A letter from home. In which are advocated benefit and use of keeping a diary.

January 14, 2015 · 47 Comments

Mi casa es su casa: The meaning of hospitality abroad

A letter from home. In which is argued the convenience of making friends abroad.

December 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

Close to conflict – a report from the Turkish-Syrian border

A letter from Turkey. In which is given an impression of the situation close to a conflict zone. Also lamenting illicit antiquities trade.

October 30, 2014 · 8 Comments

Scenes from a Greenlandic supermarket

A letter from Greenland. In which are jotted cultural anachronisms of a globalized world.

October 13, 2014 · 2 Comments