I have the greatest privilege of being associated with Native cultures of many continents.. thus satisfying my curiosity and desire to travel and the chance to help them with my medical expertise. these notes are from those travels. I am a professor at the University of Havana
vendredi 13 juillet 2018
ONE GOES TO THE AMAZON FOR THE ESSENCE OF ITS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
I have just returned from the Colombian Amazon and the best part of the trip was my renewing the spirit of fraternity and solidarity with the Ticuna Indians who inhabit the region.
Being a traveller is so different from being a tourist. At times I wished I was a tourist, just looking at sights and sites and forget the inequality around and our own part in the destruction of the innocent cultures of this planet. This journey to Leticia reminded me very much of the The Saddest Pleasure the travel narrative of Mortiz Thomsen