I recently finished another book downloaded to my Kindle called Yoga for People that Can’t Be Bothered to Do It by a guy named Geoff Dyer. It is a collection of travel stories and it is a pretty good read. One of the concepts he talks about is “being in […]
I told her that I was applying for a visa to go to Sudan and that the people there said that a letter from my embassy, since I wasn’t working for an N.G.O., might help. She told me that the United States government doesn’t need to write letters — the passport is all we need — and that the Sudan Embassy knew that.
While I have enjoyed almost every single minute on the road and have truly appreciated the dozens of emails that have gone something like “sounds great! Wish I was out there doing the same thing,” there are then days like today.