Category Archives: Art

Morocco: Notes on Design

December 30th, 2020 Today we’re pressing pause on our virtual travel through Morocco to learn about a foundational aspect of the country’s art, design and architecture: Islamic Geometric Design. Islamic Geometric Design is found around the world and once you understand some of the basics, you’ll be better able to understand its value and complexity, while also being able to

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Mayan Mastery

September 14th, 2020 After yesterday’s stop in Tulum, we’re on our way inland to explore some of the major sites of Mayan civilization. Before we start climbing stairs tomorrow, I have a couple maps for context and some interesting facts about Mayan civilization. In this week’s posts, we’re focusing on the tip of the Yucatán Peninsula. Mayan civilization reached from

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Repost of the Day: Gathering of Nations 2016

Repost of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series features travel photos from my archives, shared with you while staying close to home. July 22nd, 2020 Today, I’m sharing my post from 2016 about North America’s largest powwow. The Gathering of Nations takes place annually in Albuquerque, New

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