Work, work and work... and some art in between!
|Vltchek's World in Words and Images||
I flew to Prague to give hand to my great friend and bro, Czech-American philosopher and performer Milan Kohout, who decided to run for the office of Czech President. On the anti-racist, anti-Christian and pro-immigration platform. First it was a joke, one of his performances. But then, people took it seriously, and so did Milan.
Oh my Beirut! Mind blowing expansion of the National Museum, while the uncollected garbage is piling again, everywhere!
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Sharjah is my favorite Emirate. It is the poorest and not as lavish as Dubai or Abu Dhabi. It is the most 'native', and it is promoting arts and culture.
Extremely complex assignment and again, not a light topic fit for a travel blog. Please read my reports on Counterpunch and many other publications. Fascinating country. It was great to be back to Africa.
As always... heaven and hell. Political situation... not for the travel blog.
Fascinating, maddening, full of colors and sounds.
and the desert...
New notorious Al-Azraq Refugee Camp, near world heritage site Quseir Amra, in the middle of the desert.
August 5-31, 2016
"As always, heaven and hell... political crises accelerating, uncertainty about the future of Lebanon and the region...
But... tremendous culture...
This is where Temer, Brazilian coup leader and now "President", came from. Or more precisely where his roots can be traced to...