Author Archives: runsailwrite

About runsailwrite

World traveller, curious observer, quite likely to comment.

Cambodia

I still haven’t been writing much lately, but these photos captured most of what I can tell you. The people were beautiful, kind and peaceful despite having been through hell so recently. It is a hard country to visit, but … Continue reading

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Vietnam

The longer I do this the more I find the photography taking more and more time, leaving less and less for describing the places we visit. Perhaps the time is coming to just let the photos tell the story, and … Continue reading

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Burning Man 2017

Artist’s names to follow soon. Continue reading

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A drive around Puglia, Italy

A short drive from Gallipoli marina is Nardo, a small town with baroque churches that is faithful to the siesta tradition. We arrived just after midday, and had the town to ourselves for a short walking tour. Lecce is a … Continue reading

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Foods of Puglia

FOOD in Puglia In Santa Maria di Leuca, our crew member Serena had a craving for puccia, a specialty she remembered from visiting Puglia in her youth. To American eyes, puccia is a sandwich. It is served on a specific … Continue reading

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Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy

Santa Maria Di Leuca is the city on the southernmost point of the heel of Italy. It is Italy’s Ushuaia, Land’s End. This is the actual point. Rather a jagged little edge. Santa Maria di Leuca is a beautiful spot … Continue reading

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Zachynthos

We had visited Zante Island before but never the town of Zante. The town was destroyed by an earthquake but the rebuilt city retains some charm and architecture that make it very pretty indeed. Of course, the real show stopper … Continue reading

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