Tricia A. Mitchell is a freelance writer and photographer. Born in Europe but raised in the United States, she has lived in Valletta, Malta; Heidelberg, Germany; and Split, Croatia. An avid globetrotter who has visited more than 65 countries, she has a penchant for off-season travel. Tricia has learned that travel’s greatest gift is not sightseeing, rather it is the interactions with people. Some of her most memorable experiences have been sharing a bottle of champagne with distant French cousins in Lorraine, learning how to milk goats in a sleepy Bulgarian village, and ringing in the Vietnamese New Year with a Hanoi family. She welcomes any opportunity to practice French and German, and she loves delving into a place’s history and artisanal food scene.
A former education administrator and training specialist, Tricia has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in international relations. She and her husband, Shawn, married in the ruins of a snowy German castle. They’ve been known to escape winter by basing themselves in coastal Croatia or Southeast Asia.
Her writing has appeared in Fodor’s Travel, Frommer’s, and International Living.
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6 thoughts on “Photo du Jour: Threshing Rice in Bali”
Thrilled you enjoyed them, TBM! Thanks as always for your kind feedback.
Fabulous photos – and what a wonderful portrait to open the series! Great job :)
Thanks, Marina. I also love the woman’s wide, genuine smile — especially despite the difficult work she’s just been doing!
I love it!! I enjoy your photo perspectives in your travels! I look forward to see more of your photo journals!
Maraming salamat sa ‘yo, Karen. I’ll keep them coming! :)