Category Archives: Travel

Places in the world

It’s my country …

I travelled through Ecuador with my friend Gary a few weeks ago. On the bus from Otavalo to Esmeralda, a young man was sitting alone on the bench right in front of us. In his early twenties, short hair in … Continue reading

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Mandela

A few weeks ago, on the way to school, Jesse, one of the many bright kids in our carpool, and our son Noah were discussing Machiavellianism.  Jesse made a particularly interesting and surprising comment on human nature and political systems.

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“Arribada” – Rescuing Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

By Noah Botman In July 2013, I was fortunate to travel to Costa Rica with my family to experience the incredible biodiversity in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

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March of the Living – Israel

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March of the Living – Poland

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Diamonds from the sky

Going back to Zimbabwe, the land of so much love and so many dreams, after such a long absence, had filled us with both anticipation and enthusiasm as well as with some gut wrenching apprehension – not unlike going back … Continue reading

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Evening walk to St Augustine

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From Paradise to Persecution: Laura’s Story

The story of Laura Codron by Noah Botman, June 2010. There are few places on earth more beautiful than the island of Rhodes. This sacred island of the Greek god Helios is overflowing in ancient sights and bathed in glorious … Continue reading

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