Visiting the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde

By Brandon Ellis ~Here are some highlights from my trip to Mesa Verde back in October~ Even if you're not familiar with the name, I'm sure you've seen a picture of this amazing place (It wasn't on my radar either, until I recently moved to Colorado). A bit of background Wedged into the cliffs of…Read more Visiting the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde

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Spiritual space in Hong Kong

By Brandon Ellis It's easy to get swept into the allure of Hong Kong's neon signs and busy streets — the grandeur of the city has that effect. But as most people would probably agree, the more time you spend in a place, the more likely you are to start noticing the little things. And as I've…Read more Spiritual space in Hong Kong

From struggle comes sublime: Bearing the storm for the perfect photo

By Brandon Ellis Since I can remember, the ebb of the summer season has always brought with it a sense of melancholy nostalgia. The feeling is especially present in the Adirondacks, where, the few warm months of this season are followed almost immediately by an endless wave of bitter cold and gloomy sky. In lieu of…Read more From struggle comes sublime: Bearing the storm for the perfect photo

Hong Kong

Not in my wildest dreams did I believe that I'd have the opportunity to see Hong Kong. Three times. Here are the spoils I've collected along the way.