My two-week-long interview on The Well is finally over. It was fun answering questions all day and waxing on about travel theory.
Ha, as if there is such thing as travel-answers. It's all common sense, of course, though it does make me feel important, as if I have some secret information garnered through elite experiences. But the point of many answers is to build up the confidence of the asker, to let them know that they too can run around the world without fear. Because that was my whole point in Stalking the Wild Dik-Dik. I am just normal and lazy, certainly not the least bit athletic. And if I can make it around the world with a backpack (for a year), so can anyone.
Well, it was one of the points. The other point is that there's nothing to be afraid of, that people around the world have the same hopes and dreams for happiness and success for their families. The unknown is nothing to be afraid of, whether they have a mud hut or a McMansion, they are essentially the same as you or me.