All posts tagged “travel

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The post-combustion era

Over the winter I visited BMW World, and its neighboring museum, in Munich, Germany. I loved seeing how the company got its start and how far it has come since it helped to invent the automobile at the beginning of the 20th century. I think… Read More

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And we’re back

Welcome to 2019. I am currently in transit and catching up on some internet reading and email on my way back to Toronto. At this time of year it is, of course, common to reminisce (or lament) about what happened over the last year, as… Read More

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Oi Rio

I just arrived in Rio de Janeiro, which is where I’ll be for the next ten days. Here is a photo looking south from the rooftop of our hotel (more photos to follow on Instagram): Today was a fairly relaxed day after many hours of… Read More

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Flights per day

I recently wrote about this visual essay – showing the world’s population – from The Pudding. They have some great essays. So I went exploring today.  Here is one that looks at the phenomenon of “poor-country urbanization” by way of the number of flights per day… Read More