JMP Traveler

Let’s Travel…

Welcome to my world. Join me as we tour my mind for random lists, practical advice, travel stories, and cliff notes versions of crazy history stories, all from the comfort of your couch.

All my photos are available for sale as a digital download; just click the boxes below to view a gallery or use the menu bar buttons. If you want physical copies of my work please visit my Zazzle storefront. This is a print-on-demand company, that prints and ships orders.

https://www.zazzle.com/store/jmptravler

Sell Your Piss

Let me explain. Over the history of humankind, urine has been sold for industrial uses, dyeing cloth and saltpeter, and I’m sure there are more examples. The reason pee-pee was used for dyeing cloth is for the ammonia, which can create different hues of color and is a great binding agent (seals in color). WhenContinue reading “Sell Your Piss”

OK. I’m thinking of something orange, and it’s small.

The photo is from the Wilhelma Zoo in Stuttgart, Germany. The living reef with clownfish was lit with beautiful pink and purple lights to create this tranquil view; the clownfish also provided splashes of orange and white. I try to angle my aquarium photos to capture the reflection on the bottom of the water surface.Continue reading “OK. I’m thinking of something orange, and it’s small.”

Like a Bruges Over Troubled Water

When you hear Canals, you think: of Itlay, Vegas, and Panama, but other places have scenic canals, and Bruges, Belgium is one of those places. Bruges also has french fries (Fried Potatoes or Chips) stands, delicious mussels, and every block has at least one chocolate store (might be legally required). I fell in love withContinue reading “Like a Bruges Over Troubled Water”

Legal Notice: I’m not a lawyer, I don’t play a lawyer on TV/Film/Podcast, but these photos are mine. You can buy a copy, print it out, frame it, and tell people you took them; or tell people it’s from a little family owned store only real locals know about. Both options are fine just don’t send the download to anyone, in some cases sharing is not caring…it’s copyright infringement.