Postcards tagged: We Love a Good Yarn
There's no better travel companion than rip-roaring tales of adventure, discovery, and drugs in Yemen.
MARCHE, Italy – It's a Willy Wonka fantasy, and Nudo Olive Oil founder Jason Gibb wants to make it come true. Get out the strawberries.
Snakes make the best travel companions, don't you think?
SAVERDUN, France – Everyone knew everyone. When the president made his toast, it ended in a nearly-naked conga line followed by a brass band that serenaded each lady in turn. (Ah, the French.)
OUAGANDOUGOU, Burkina Faso – My friends and I wanted to hear some music and drink some beer because we wanted to chill a bit after the previous night's exorcism.
AMSTERDAM, Holland – She was struggling to keep it together. She remembered reading Anne's diary when she was young, longing for a happy ending.
NEW ORLEANS – A photographer makes her hurricane Katrina story into a picture book for grown-ups.
The first thing Esther did when inspecting a room was turn on HGTV. To ensure the remote worked.
LONDON, England – We had initially been amazed by the architectural history, but found the Royal Hospital full of living history as well, of old soldiers waiting to share their stories.
I was grateful when the most senior member of the team grunted to break the silence. Only to pick up her clipboard and walk out of the meeting.