- I’m a smuggler.
The customs officer asked:
- I see… And what are you bringing in?
- A bit of everything, really… Drugs, diamonds, large quantities of liquor, some live animals and a couple of stolen paintings…
The message came in at 1:50 am.
It’s funny, no matter how similar swim wear is all over the western world, it’s still so easy to know roughly where tourists come from long before…
PRISON WRITING (How it all began)
I first started writing in a foreign prison in 1998. The prison was the infamous Carabanchel, in Madrid, Spain. I say ‘was’ because that evil place has now been demolished, but like Belsen and Alcatraz, it will never be forgotten.
Authorities in Southeast Asia have been reporting more traffic — both suspected and confirmed — of radicals traveling to and from Syria in Iraq. Recently, Indonesia’s Counter-Terrorism Agency mapped out what it believes is the…
If I’m honest, most of my travel is predictable.