PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — She looks like me, the young woman in the photo. Same roundness of face, same straight black hair that rebelliously flares out at the ends. Like me, her lips downturn slightly at the corners when faced with something serious. She’s clever, I can tell — a spark in the eyes. Her gaze pierces through the display glass into me. She’s tagged with the number 3.
One hundred years of solitude? How about 453. Baracoa, a town near the eastern tip of Cuba in Guantánamo province, was cut off from the rest of the island for 453 years. Now as Cuba begins to open up to the world, a look at this unique isolated little town.
Continue reading Baracoa, Cuba – Wildly weird and wonderful
MT. DESERT ISLAND, Maine — A charming smile helps, when trying to get onto a lobster boat. That, and a bottle of Jack Daniel’s. This winning combination is how I found myself on the Linda Sea out on the Atlantic one fine September day, clumsily trying to put elastic bands on lobsters. Continue reading Of Lobsters and Men in Maine
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I’m a Canadian writer & photographer living in Laos, Vietnam and the Caribbean. So Many Miles is about diving in, discovering and creating a narrative about the world, one story and adventure at a time.
Cindy is currently in Turks and Caicos Islands.