Happy New Year from Medellin, Colombia!
Alfredo Sanchez had never wanted to go to Costa Rica, so how he ended up living in the jungles of Drake Bay is summed up in two-words — volunteer opportunity.
My dinner cost $4.50!
Welcome to Latin America? I guess.
As I wrote this review from the comfort of the Mar y Bosque restaurant at Drake Bay, Costa Rica, I could see and hear wildlife all around me. There was a beautiful black bird with bright orange feathers perched on a tree branch. I could also see the impression of a long tail. It moved…. Read More
Running out if money is a worry for everybody. It is one that is at the forefront of the minds of travelers especially. Nothing can dampen your spirits and halt your adventures when you run out of money. One common lament among travelers is that they did not expect for Cuba to be as expensive… Read More
It was three years ago that I ventured into the jungles of the Philippines to be nosey and stay one night with the Batek people. Perhaps that experience has led me to this latest adventure. When I left my job in Saudi Arabia earlier this month, I knew that in order to maintain my tax… Read More
It was once ‘a la mode’ for aspiring actors in Hollywood to create a new identity by combining one’s middle name with the street name on which they lived. In the same vein as would be actors of yesteryears I will employ a new moniker when I embark on my next journey to Central and… Read More
I went to the local grocery store to pick up some items for breakfast. I bought a bottle of water and a couple of bananas. The price of the bananas hadn’t been posted so the clerk had to key in a code and run a price check. The banana code was 1009. I told the… Read More
I regret that I am finally posting his words only after learning of his passing today. In January 2018, I contacted my former colleagues in an attempt to publish their work at my site to help them gain exposure and drive traffic to my website. I was blessed to have worked alongside accomplished people who… Read More
Portugal ist schön. Es gibt Gebäude mit Wänden, von denen man erwarten würde, dass sie mit Farbe bedeckt sind. Kannst du dir das vorstellen? Denken Sie an die Fliesen, die Sie in Ihrem Badezimmer haben, und an Bilderfassaden, die mit ihnen bedeckt sind. Das ist Lissabon. Stellen Sie sich dann kleine quadratische Blöcke vor, die… Read More
THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED IN CAPITAL NEWSPAPER — ETHIOPIA’S BUSINESS WEEKLY AFROCENTRICITY BY ADJEI GYAMFI An important feature of Pan – Africanism This essay seeks to explain why the concept of Afro-centricity has been an important feature of the Pan-African tradition. Introduction Following the abolishment of the slave trade, Africans in the diaspora were… Read More