The train rattled and clacked down the track. I sat cross legged, scribbling in my notebook as best as I […]
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“When in Rome:” Doing as the Bedouins do in the Negev Desert
Deep in the Negev desert, we had hiked from the town of Sede Boquer near the Nabitean (the same culture […]
Inside a Basque Cider House
“Txotx!”, exclaims the toastmaster in his traditional Basque txapela or beret (*in Euskera, tx sounds like “ch”). Twisting the tap of the […]
Five things to do in Segovia, Spain
Just twenty minutes from Madrid by the ultra-fast Ave train, the fantastically preserved town of Segovia can be reached. Immediately […]
Scotland Go Bragh! Digging into the Scottish Independence Movement.
Scotland Go Bragh! Digging into the Scottish Independence Movement..
There are few people in this world I admire more than Wade Davis. Anthropologist, adventurer and National Geographic Explorer in […]
On Being Bipeds
How does it feel to be a human? The first big step in anyone’s life is learning to walk shortly […]
Deep South: Making way through Tamil Nadu
Someone once said if the Himalayas are the head of India, the south is her spiritual heart and soul. This […]