Tweet “The Ugly American” was originally a book published in 1958 and more famously a movie, staring Marlon Brando, made in 1963. One themes is aptly summarized in its title. Times haven’t changed that much. I’ve had a few ideas in the past year or two for possible topics of books I want to write. [...]
Not more than a few miles outside of town, we started down a highway and let’s just say that there was some pavement between the potholes. I looked over the driver’s shoulder. We were making about 30 kilometers per hour. I figured there that the Manuel’s estimate of two and a half hours was just his way of being nice to foreigners, instead saying it would take four or five hours to get there and starting your trip off on the wrong foot.