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Bit by the Ice

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JORDAN | Thursday, 15 May 2014 | Views [145] | Scholarship Entry

I stand on a dust-choked macadam intersection below the ramparts of a Crusader castle, on a rocky slope both hallowed and defiled by centuries of holy wars. I’ve been disgorged from a bus at an unmarked, deserted crossroads, stranded far from my destination.... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip


Catching a Moment - Bit by the Ice

WORLDWIDE | Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | Views [147] | Scholarship Entry

Nearly immobilized by four layers of clothes topped with an apple-red "expedition weight" parka, I sat strapped into the nylon-webbing seat, knees jammed against those of the 6-foot guy opposite me, trying to pop my ears on the descent. For lack of windows, ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2013


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