Zadar, the Gem of Dalmatia

Zadar rises up out of the sea like the bones of a dragon. Ivory spears of marble pierce the belly of the Adriatic and rush towards the sun. As an island town it was walled against invasion by rock and water. Today the main town, shoves away its landlocked suburbs with Venetian bridges. Holding itself apart and away from the […]

Bringing home [fur]baby

I remember it like it was yesterday. I had begged and pleaded with Chris for an entire month. The little white puffball in the cage had met us at the window every Saturday since we first laid eyes on him. He was perfect. Two different colored eyes (one blue, one brown), the cutest face, and a black stripe down his […]

What is a King Cake? [giveaway CLOSED]

Well, we’re glad you asked. It’s Mardi Gras season, dear friends. We at Captain and Clark are huge patrons of traditions, especially ones that include pastry. If it’s a French pastry tradition, all the better. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the tradition of the King Cake, then hold on to your Mardi Gras beads… you’re about to […]

Yangdong Cultural Village

Tawny and I lived in the Korean city of Pohang for two years. Everyday was a chance to put someplace on the map. Every new corner was a bold adventure full of exploration and glory. We were riding our motorcycle on some back roads one weekend when we slipped through a wrinkle in time. Rounding a corner the paved road […]