On the 16th of June, I flew from Stuttgart to Hamburg to Toulouse for a noon arrival. I waited two hours until my friend Sumit arrived from London. The only plans I made were to arrive before him, in that I was successful. It’s now the 11th of July […]
Day #11 – Rotterdam, Netherlands. I left Boston on a rainy Monday evening. It was a good send off from the few people I know in that city. Since it was a night flight to Oslo, the intention was to sleep, but rarely does that ever happen for me on a plane […]
I’m standing on the launch pad once again. Today is my last day stateside as I ready myself for another leap into an uncertain stretch of time abroad. I’ve spent the past seven months back home in Tennessee, working my paintbrush across the suburbs […]
Since calling it quits on my summer’s drive, it seems my thoughts and emotions from the journey have slowly layered one upon the other, revealing an image now comprehensive in both its beauty and depth. These ink blot memories, churning in my head for months, have now transformed from abstractions to the perfected masterpiece in a crescendo of harmonic clarity […]
Sojourn Studio is a creative project to document and showcase my travels from around the world. This site is a curated collection of my writings and photography, a visual travelogue, which I hope will intrigue and inspire others to sojourn abroad in search of their own adventures.
My name is Chris Hayden.
I make music, I write, and I photograph my memories from a world of adventure. I’m a sojourner and I’m back on the road for the summer of 2017.
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