“What are you doing that for?”
“Do you know why they have all these mango trees here?”
I was almost shaken out of my hammock.
“What about the $60 for the food?”
“You cannot survive without money,” he leaned in. “Help us and you can go home tonight.”
In 2013, Psyman OChen, under The Nomadic Diaries platform, set out on a hitch-hiking quest.
Expect nothing, always get something.
Expect nothing and you’ll always get something, right?
“Why did you pay so much?”
The guard eyed us suspiciously. “Where are you from?”
The situation in Israel and Palestine are multi-layered in their complexity. The way forward requires careful, logical discussion of action from insiders and outsiders alike. This is one outsider’s careful point of view.
“I’m Samuel,” my co-passenger snapped me out of my criticism.
“So next stop, you will play for me?”
Was a Flashdance scene about to happen here?
“So where do you sleep?”
$50 USD bought me three months in Tanzania.