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My trip to Egypt has helped me articulate why I value travel so much – it dissolves preconceptions.I have wanted to visit Egypt for at least 12 years. This desire has always stemmed from my interest in Ancient Egypt – the pharoahs, pyramids, tombs, hieroglyphics… I expected my trip to Egypt to largely be passed […]

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I had a very interesting conversation with one of my boss’ maids, Hilda, after leaving “Wild is Life Game Park” last Wednesday. I was showing her pictures of the animals and enthusiastically talking about the cheetah and the kudu. She paused, thoughtfully, and asked, “Why is it that white people treat animals with more respect […]

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The five course “crumble” meal that Jo served me upon my arrival in Paris. First 3 courses ony pictured. Cauliflower soup, with a bread crumble To cleanse the palate: plain yogurt, cucumber, and granola crumble The main event: leek and onion in beschamel sauce topped with a savory and nutty crumble The following 3 shots […]

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