This post was originally posted here on 15 November 2017. This past weekend I had the privilege this of attending OpenCon 2017 in Berlin, as a first-timer, after three years of failed application attempts. If you are not familiar with OpenCon, it is an event started in 2014 put together by an organization called SPARCContinue reading “Reflections on OpenCon 2017”
This post was originally posted here on 24 October 2017. October 8th to the 13th (2017), I traveled to Ireland and England with my dean, Chuck Bomar, to pay visits to the Dublin Institute of Technology (note: DIT is now a part of a newly formed institution called TU Dublin) and Coventry University. The purposeContinue reading “Visiting DIT and Coventry University”
A celebration of Incan history was conducted at the Palacio de Huayna Cápac, the last free emperor of the unified Incan empire. We didn’t understand most of the ceremony as it was done mostly in Quechua.
For the most part, walking either to town or back to the house on the caminos is calm and pleasant. Not too many cars or motos because they are basically foot paths, only the occasional dirt bike. But every once in a while you run into this: Of course, the path isn’t quite wide enoughContinue reading “Traffic on the camino”
I read somewhere recently (can’t remember where) about the benefits of writing about travel in order to better remember the experiences. The idea was that by capturing the little things when they happen, you will be better able to remember the experiences and the things you did years down the road. I tend to doContinue reading “Why write about travel”