Walking on a Crocodile’s Belly in Lisbon

by phil June 14, 2012 Europe

It’s been a long time since I’ve been bewildered and alone in an unfamiliar place. I was able to find this exhilarating brand of confusion in Lisbon. I’m really good at walking around like an idiot, and being clueless is more fun than you think. When you don’t know anything, people are happy to explain […]

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I am going to Lisbon and I need your help

by phil May 17, 2012 Europe

It’s going to be a couple months before I drink a Drogba – the local name of the near-liter-sized Bock Ivorian beer. I can salivate over the photo in the mean time. I leave tonight for Lisbon. A lot of people — Malian friends in particular — have asked me if I am fleeing. No. […]

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