I’m dealing with a crisis of confidence from incomprehension. It’s been 1.5 years since I arrived in the USA and […]
mgrootn00I'm a confused Dutch woman, intrigued by humanity and infatuated with raw nature. From 2009 to 2014 I've aimlessly wandered through Central and South America. With North America I will have seen all of the Americas. What do I see in the world's most famous, revered yet also most despised culture? "Travel at its most enlightening is not about having a good time" said Paul Theroux. I see that's true. You are welcome to both my casually fun stories as the more thoughtful ones.
Over the past weeks my dreams have been of fairly short duration–which is nice–except for the one time I dreamed […]
A Culture Shock of Something Familiar
– December 2013 CHILE – Chile–the 37th most wealthy country in the world–was recently given ‘high income’ status. After having […]
‘Privilege’ is too often confused with ‘Entitlement’.
– October 2013 – “The poor are happier than the rich,” I have heard myself and others say, or “because […]