The Bucket List Initiative

The Bucket List Initiative

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

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 had so quickly fallen in love with Tanzania, and especially...

TBLI Round 7, Chapter 2: Zanzibar and Pemba – Are We Still In Tanzania?

[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 to fill the last available seat on the boat. My...

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.

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 all business. I was far too preoccupied with checking in...

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 something wrong with it. I couldn't quite put my finger on it,...

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, but I'm interrupted almost as soon as I start. Rounding...

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 don’t want it to be. I close the door to...

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 island can be seen from the top of it, though...

TBLI Round VI, Part IV: Eysturoy

https://vimeo.com/137675711 Today, I head to the island Eysturoy (pronounced Esther-roy). I've only seen the tiny village of Gjógv (JEG-veh) in photos and I want that to change. Through a wedding photographer collective, I’ve met an...

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