ICE CUBES

Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice–Gabriel Garcia Marquez in “One Hundred Years of Solitude” Jose Arcedio, one of the main characters in “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, felt that ice was the greatest invention. It […]

A NEAR DEATH IN THE JUNGLE

I really wanted to see the pink dolphins–one of the few freshwater dolphin species after reading Sy Montgomery’s book “Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon.”  I booked a tour to the Peruvian Amazon lodge she stayed at with visions of swimming with pink dolphins.  Unfortunately, during 2010 that portion of the Amazon was experiencing a […]