Tourists and Other Exotic Creatures “Travel makes one modest;you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world” Gustave Flaubert The tourists here are not particularly friendly and rarely reply to the “Good Morning” I say to every person I meet. The locals however always respond. I think of France where, except in rare… Read More

Reflections on a River Crossing: Our Collective Journey from Despair to Hope

Reflections on a River Crossing: Our Collective Journey from Despair to Hope “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in… Read More Reflections on a River Crossing: Our Collective Journey from Despair to Hope