Category Archives: Hitch Hiking

Return to the continent

Panas, Playas, Porros y Politicas en la Republica Petrolifera de Venezuela The essence of adventure is in the spirit. Crossing into the northern Brazilian state of Roraima marks the finishing point of my month long trip through Venezuela, a country … Continue reading

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The Political in the Personal

Political in the Personal Obama’s Visit to Brazil 2011   I understand and support the importance of the personal in the political, as was the political instrument for feminist, gay and indigenous rights movements.  Yet I feel critical when considering … Continue reading

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Lembranças: Brasil de carona

Lembranças: Brasil de carona 2007-2008 Porque… Meu caminho é ida sem volta. A estrada me leva até sempre.. I am confronting some difficulties deciding my plans for a third visit back to Brazil. These dilemmas are the same visa and money … Continue reading

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Its a long and winding road.

The Morocco Diary Last August/September I spent the month hitch-hiking around Morocco. I took with me a small backpack, enough to fit two changes of clothes, a tin cup, a blanket and a scrapbook. Here are some of the excerpts … Continue reading

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