Motivation for Open-ended Travel

I read the book “Blindsight” a few months ago and I’m reminded of when the crew was exploring a massive alien spaceship. Lightly tethered to their home ship, they entered the foreign vessel and inched forward into the unknown. It was a nerve racking scene. They didn’t know whether the aliens were hostile or friendly […]

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Naming This Blog

Pado Pado pronounced Pah-Doh Pah-Doh. In 2016 I was observing the various guesthouses that line the shore of Jeju Island. Many of them incorporated the word “pado” into their namesake and I came to understand that the word means “wave”. It made sense for an establishment to utilize the dominant feature of the immediate surroundings, […]

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