Now why one would give oneself to drink with three wives to pleasure, I did not (at the time) understand. 4 Jun 2012
Walking through a forest in Madagascar, I am a guest of an ancient race. 25 Sep 2013
morning rush hour, like anywhere, except here mostly for less than a dollar a day. 08 Sep 2012
sometimes making a living is just tough. You only have to look at their faces to know how tough. 31 Jly 2012
one, maybe 4 years old, so afraid in the earlier pictures, but still with a baby’s willingness to trust. 23 Jul 2012
the plan was obvious and elegant: bump me over the edge then collect my stuff. 16 Jul 2012
with his stick and his disney pyjamas he looked like he was sent to lead me somewhere. 07 Jul 2012
when a people are beggared, adults lose half their life, children lose it all. 01 Jul 2012
this one was tough to write. hungry yet proud, the best of humanity. 29 Jun 2012
it is rare to see a civilization crumbling before your eyes, but here it is. 28 Jun 2012
The barber can do nothing for me. Even the mandarin seller's kid seems appalled. 27 Jun 2012
if I ran my life like this I would be cackling on street corners with a bent wooden leg, rusty claw. 26 Jun 2012
I have wondered why these gents swing their machetes so vigorously when they walk. 22 Jun 2012
unlike my neighbors for the evening nothing here has any real prospect of eating me whole. 17 Jun 2012
snake soup served by potential business partners in the hope of lubricating a deal. 15 Jun 2012
while the local women do have a certain charm, I would not want to marry 50 of them. 09 Jun 2012
the girl will be sent to school not the boy, as the boy is not that bright. 07 Jun 2012
Tamatave has suffered a biblical rain for the last hunred years. 29 May 2012
the ones who caught the boat. 26 May 2012
I had missed the most important point: they owned no shoes. 20 May 2012
her look said any chance I had of sleeping with her, or anyone she knew, were now shot. 18 May 2012
I think they are trying to find a way of throwing me out on my ear while backing away from me slowly. 10 May 2012
somewhere between India’s confusion and rain, and Africa’s earthiness and dust. 03 May 2012
“Reconsider your need to Travel”. So I reconsider, and pack a larger pocket knife, extra vitamins. 01 May 2012
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