You know, you see the movies and read the books, and I even remember the news stories about Apartheid (what a …District Six : shame
This voyage is a whirlwind: Galway, Dublin, Southampton, Antwerp with only a day of classes in between ports – an unusual schedule for teaching. We …One day at sea and another day in Port: Antwerp on Monday
Homesickness is a very strange phenomenon – for me anyway, because I do not really have a home. I am the kind of person who feels best when I can fit…Antwerp on Tuesday makes me feel homesick
Brugge is a picture story, a living museum, a place to go that is near Antwerp and far away from the present. Brugge is a kind of fairy tale place in…Brugge: a Picture Story
Ah yes, my King Leopold 11 story. You see what really happened to make me feel so very strange about Brugge and indeed, so disturbed about my …Ah yes, my King Leopold 11 story.
My Quest? Yesterday, in my Literature of the Sea class, we got into a discussionThe Quest
Yikes – back in Mexico, walked back into the land of my mythical dreams. Sitting in the court-yard of the only Youth Hostels in Ensenada — I am …I walked across the border into Tijuana this morning
Sitting on the deck 7 of the MV Explorer on a blue moon evening looking out at the town of Galway, Ireland — our …Che Guevara’s Grama
Sunday Sept 2/ 2012 < — This is the light house in the early morning heading into the port of Dublin, it was cold grey day — just like home on the …What is the essence of Ireland?
Monday Sept 3: Medieval Dublin This was my last day in Dublin, and I spent it wandering around the oldest part of town where the Vikings built their…Medieval Dublin
One of my jobs teaching on the ship includes designing field lab experiences that relate to our course of studies, and last week in Portsmouth I had …River of Empire