The Bucket List Initiative

The Bucket List Initiative

TBLI 7, Chapter 4: Lake Natron – There Are No Words

https://vimeo.com/178437548 A curiously off-the-beaten-path destination, Lake Natron represented a goal I had long ago conceded defeat to. Information on how to get there was limited,...

TBLI 7, Chapter 3: Tanga and Arusha – From Sea to...

https://vimeo.com/177784829 I was inundated with premature nostalgia as I secured the final buckle of my backpack. How can I extend my stay, I wondered. I...

TBLI Round 7, Chapter 2: Zanzibar and Pemba – Are We...

[vimeo 177380768 w=100 h=360] A frantic, hurried sprint to the ferry port in Dar left me anxious, sweating and out of breath. Somehow, I managed...

TBLI Round VII

Shaylyn Berntson An avid photographer & fan of anthropology, Shaylyn’s trip takes her to Tanzania to track humanity’s path there millions of years ago. Shaylyn's Application

TBLI Round 7, Chapter 1: Dar – First Impressions

10,000 miles - that was the approximate distance I was to cover from San Francisco to Dar Es Saalam, Tanzania. I arrived at the airport...

Trains, Gas Masks, and Settling In

From the first time I got on the Seoul Metro (upon my arrival, traveling from the Incheon airport into the city), I knew there was...

TBLI Round VI, Part III: Gásadular

https://vimeo.com/137455796 Today, I head back to the island Vágur to find out what it knows. I'm driving with the tiny village of Gásadular in mind,...

TBLI Round VI, Part VI: The Last Leg

https://vimeo.com/138215042 It’s morning. I’m peeling my clothes from the radiators in each room of my Airbnb and wondering why time is only ephemeral when I...

TBLI Round VI, Part V: Farewell Faroes

https://vimeo.com/137996313 It’s morning, and I meet Debora and Greg at the base of Slættaratindur, the tallest mountain in the Faroe Islands. I’m told that every...