Trip to the United States: Part 4. Three Things I Never Do ft. New York

  1. Demonstrations Despite being actively involved in social action since 2013, I had never joined a street march or protest till the 20th of September this year. As discussed in a previous blog post, I'm very apprehensive of getting involved in public activism due to a variety of reasons. Initially, I wasn't even planning… Continue reading Trip to the United States: Part 4. Three Things I Never Do ft. New York

Trip to the United States: Part 3. Washington D.C.

  Washington D.C., September 2019. Photos by Emilie F. Yaakaar. All Rights Reserved © 2019

Trip to the United States: Part 1. ‘A People’s Journey’ & Exceeded Expectations

As I walked without hurrying, it dawned on me I hadn’t felt that serene in a long time. Trying to soak up the moment, I breathed deeply, pausing my mind and contemplating my surroundings. Next to me, a squirrel ran across the grass towards a tall leafy tree, ultimately disguising itself with the brownness of… Continue reading Trip to the United States: Part 1. ‘A People’s Journey’ & Exceeded Expectations