Why do you travel?

Was the question my kayaking partner asked me while rowing somewhere near Cat Ba island, in Northern Vietnam. I stayed quiet and he asked again “Rita, why do you travel? What’s your reason for it?” I was in the back seat and he couldn’t see my face – my eyes going from side to side, trying to look … Continue reading Why do you travel?

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Uma Carta de Amor*

[Thakhek - 06 de Março de 2017] Antes de te encontrar me falaram que você era bacana, mas que eu não deveria gastar meu tempo tentando te conhecer melhor. Duas ou três semanas seriam mais do que suficientes; depois disso eu me cansaria e partiria para outra. Eu tinha planos de voltar para algo que já tinha … Continue reading Uma Carta de Amor*

A Love Letter*

  [Thakhek - March 06, 2017] Before meeting you, I was told you were nice but not worth the time to get to know you better. Two or three weeks should be enough before getting tired of you and moving on. I had plans to go back to something else  as soon as I was done … Continue reading A Love Letter*