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Migration, a condition of existence of the Living

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September 30, 2018

The following text was published in French on the 20th of September in the online Journal, Libération, in France, under the original title of «Migrer, une condition d’existence du vivant» .The paper was presented in the “Brassages planétaires” conference, organized between the 1st and the 8th of August 2018 in…


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Cuba Part 1 – Havana Hustlers Club 

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September 10, 2018

Welcome to Havana  – The Festival

I landed in Havana on the 24th of January at about 9:30 AM. Got a cab and got dropped off on Calle Escobar (iconic name), not far away from the Malecon. (the embankment)  As soon I stepped off the taxi I had a mini-shock. It seemed I…


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Tourists in denial – are you one of them?

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April 29, 2018

Be real for a second 

I get it. You’ve started travelling more often, and most importantly independently. You no longer travel with your parents or in big groups, now you buy your own tickets and make your own itineraries. And an overwhelming sense of enlightenment fills you up, opens up…


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Travel, Myths and Clichés – Lessons Learned Traveling

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April 6, 2018

Don’t become a traveling cliché

There are several travel blogs (see here for example) out there that enumerate a dozen travel cliché quotes you might find on pic captions on social media today and then ironically give you an alternative of less used but equally cheesy lines that you can use instead.  This…


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Song of the week: Redemption Song by Bob Marley

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August 6, 2015

Redemption Song – a brief analysis

One of my favourite songs of all time, Bob Marley’s Redemption Song is one metaphor after another. Released in October 1980, it was Marley’s last single before his death in 1981 and sums up his principles on freedom and redemption.

Old pirates, yes, they rob…


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Gypsies and their Story – The untold facts

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August 4, 2015

Gypsies – travellers, crystal ball witches and thieves – people to avoid. That’s the general stereotype that has been perpetuated across Europe. ‘Gypsy’ has become a prerogative term that denotes primarily treachery. It doesn’t seem to depict a category but rather a negative characteristic.

The incentive to write this short article came…

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