Sometimes you set out on an adventure simply looking for beauty, but end up finding something much more profound and powerful. That’s exactly what happened to me during a recent trip to Cambodia.
Youre in Bali, Indonesia, and everything just stops. Everything. The airport is closed. The streets are empty. You cant go outside. Nor can you watch TV, or listen to the radio, or use your cellphone. The lights are off and you cant use any electronic devices. Anyone who dares to break these rules and leave the house is taken back home or otherwise detained.
MAYAN RIVIERA, MEXICO — Our feverish oceans are spitting out hurricanes. They are spewing invasive seaweed onto our beaches. Beneath the water, the coral is turning pale. Something is wrong, very wrong. And the seas are trying to tell us something.
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania — Just a heads up: This column will have a bad ending. Over 100 elephants will …