Month: July 2013

“Flying Fish” and the Constriction of the Arts in Sri Lanka

“Flying Fish” and the Constriction of the Arts in Sri Lanka

(This story has been made available to Tales Told From The Road by the news syndication service Repost.us.)

‘Flying Fish’ and the Constriction of the Arts in Sri Lanka (via Ground Views)

I met Sanjeeva Pushpakumara last year in a little art cinema off the Champs Elysees at the showing of Ashoka Handagama’s Ini Avan. It seemed he knew me from his days as a student or a journalist. A pleasant, articulate yet understated young man, of…

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Taking a “Dreamliner” Dream Flight

Taking a “Dreamliner” Dream Flight

Dreamliner
(Boeing Co. Photo)

If you’ve been dreaming about flying aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner you’ll be glad to know that the nightmare the surrounded problems with the aircraft’s lithium ion batteries has been resolved and the 787 is no longer grounded.

That’s the good news.

The bad news is that only 68 Dreamliners are being operated world-wide by about a dozen airlines as yet, so you might have to wait awhile before one is flying to your dream destination.

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In the meantime, here’s how you can daydream about your first—or next if you’ve been lucky enough to fly on a 787 already—Dreamliner flight.

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Travel Photo Thursday: Introduction to focusing modes

Travel Photo Thursday: Introduction to focusing modes

(This story has been made available to Tales Told From The Road by the news syndication service Repost.us.)

Travel photography tip: Introduction to focusing modes (via Matador Network)

Kate is a faculty member in the MatadorU Travel Photography program. Hordes of people purchase DSLRs every year with the idea that the camera will somehow take better pictures for them. The truth is that a DSLR gives you more options and more decisions…

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