Over my years of travel, I have been shot at, and I have seen and been in a number of unsafe situations...but I have always been protected somehow! Going to a strange city and staying safe has become second nature to me. I usually stay close to the centre of the city and am very careful... Continue Reading →
Freedom. The definition for me is being without attachment. Sounds simple but, it isn't. It took me 70 years to get it. My childhood was very simple. I was a spoiled, an only child. We didn't have very much, but I was doted on by my parents. I was totally protected, and they loved me... Continue Reading →
HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND ALL THE BEST FOR 2023
Next year I will be doing a series of essays on the experience of travel, and what it feels like to be a Nomadic Intern! Topics will include: Freedom, Relationships, Safety, Airlines & Airports, Adventure, Culture of Aging, Travelling Alone, and Planning of Itineraries. Enjoy and be safe! Betty
THE STATE OF THE WORLD!
Well, I have hung up my travelling boots, and it was absolutely the right decision for me. I am very happy in Mexico in my tiny space; my friends, my projects, and never a dull moment. I have been asked since I spent the last ten years, and many years before travelling, what do I... Continue Reading →
DAY OF THE DEAD
The Day of the Dead is my favorite holiday anywhere in the world! It is a wonderful celebration of lost ones in Mexico which recognizes the beauty of, and deep respect for, each life.Altars are built in front of houses, and celebrations are held in cemeteries. There is dancing, costumes, makeup…and a wall of skulls—each... Continue Reading →