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Locke California: A Little Experiment With Letting An Artificial Intelligence Write My Travel Story
Archaeology | Culture | Travel

Locke California: A Little Experiment With Letting An Artificial Intelligence Write My Travel Story

I was feeling a tad lazy, and curious, today when I decided to try out the ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence application to write a travel story about my day trip the other day to the historic town of Locke, California. I imagine that a lot of people who like to keep a blog, but don’t really […]

Photography: Finding Grunge in The Marin Headlands
Archaeology | Architecture | Nature | Photography | Travel

Photography: Finding Grunge in The Marin Headlands

Most people usually go out to The Marin  Headlands to see the sweeping views of landscape, where the hills meet the Pacific Ocean, or the Golden Gate Bridge that connects the two peninsulas – North and South. To be honest on the day of these photographs I did too. And while I did find that – […]


I have never traveled because someone tried to sell me a destination. I’ve chosen my destinations to travel to because someone told me a good story or tall tale about their experience there, or they showed me a few of their magical and personal photographs. I’m attracted to a place because it’s an important contemporary art center or historical in some art or cultural or archaeological or spiritual way and often the experience of being in a landscape also inspires me while the deeper mystery of a destination is what pulls me there.

That’s what I try to share with my readers of this site.

— Kimberly Kradel, photographer and publisher

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Artists, Writers, Photographers, Musicians, Performers, Creatives … it’s probably our intense curiosity about life that drives us to move about on the planet. Our need to experience the revitalization of Self attracts the artist in us to the road or the rail or the skies. In a way, traveling is very similar to the creation process – both are taking a leap into the unknown.

Within our travels we find the discovery of a new place, a new language, a new taste, a new way of seeing, or find new work methods that will ultimately, profoundly affect our work.

ARTIST-AT-LARGE is here to inspire and encourage you to open the door and step out into an unknown world – to transform – even if it is only by experiencing your own neighborhood.

The focus here is first and foremost selling images, but it’s also on presenting cultural travel writing and photography, bringing together travelers and photographers, and when we aren’t traveling we share our everyday lives, studio work and musings, as well our cultural walkabouts around our homelands.

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