Vietnam: a tale of Christopher, Robyn and Phu by Robyn Hodson
It is extraordinary how many people shy away from Vietnam
as a holiday destination because of the sense of overwhelming
guilt that followed the end of the American War. Speak
of it to any Vietnamese person and they'd shrug and tell
you to move on – they have. I don't think there is a country
less sorry for itself in the world. And this is the very
reason it should be celebrated - for its courage...
diary of a Guatemalan hysteric by Robyn Hodson
movie: ... I struggle to remember which one... but I
do recall Goldie Hawn turning on the shower and having
a cockroach fall off the showerhead into her hair. What
ensued was mad-panicked floundering around the bathroom
wrapped in the shower curtain, shrieks of hysteria, toe-stubbing,
hair-ripping... culminating in loud sobbing and breathing
heavily into a paper bag...
So if anyone in the world has ever
upon me then you have the last
... read more
Amok in the Azores by Robyn Hodson
I have the extremely fortunate job of leading adventure tours in remote countries
around the globe. In this case I was sent to the Azores, nine tiny little islands
belonging to Portugal, somewhere in the middle of the great Atlantic Ocean… easy
to find in your atlas if you were to draw a straight line from Lisbon to New
York. The archipelago sits about a third of the way across... read more
Vietnam to the Azores
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