When Donald Trump praises his pick for Secretary of Defense, General James Mattis, as “the closest thing to General George Patton we have”, does he refer to the mistreatment of soldiers or to Patton’s antisemitism?
After my story about the Peruvian girl, several people have asked me what chicha is. Wikipedia explains it better than I could. I first tried it in Bolivia, where it was made of peaches and quite mild. The one I tried in the story was very strong. Too strong for me, but then more and more children gathered around me and were interested in it. I offered them a gulp and they finished the whole mug in a minute, pouring down jar after jar. Obviously, they loved it and weren’t allowed to drink it very often. I wondered if their parents would notice anything that night.
– How can you afford to travel so much? – I never bought an Apple product in my life.
But there are already enough hiking trails in Europe to keep you occupied for years.
I am an athletic guy trapped in the body of someone who loves cake.
To a friend who sent me a link to a piece on Russia Today (RT) about the “liberation of Aleppo”: “Pro-tip: When there is a war, don’t get your news from the government channel of one of the warring parties, particularly if that country is more known for war crimes than for a free press.”
Patty and Bobby Tillerson in 1952: “Let’s call him ‘Rex’, this way he can never get elected to public office.”
Did you know that 99% of Brazilians are descendants of immigrants?
This is one of the terrible songs I have to listen to in Peru all the time. From my neighbors, bus drivers and people sitting in front of my house with ghetto-blasters. All of them playing this crap at maximum volume. At least 12 times a day.