san pedro prison bolivia crazy travel stories
Touring San Pedro Prison in La Paz is to enter a brutal, surreal circus - where prisoners run the complex and violence is rife, yet families also live inside.
police hassles saddams iraq crazy travel story 1989
Entering a small town in Saddam's Iraq seemed a quiet and friendly experience - until a children's parade proceeded down the mainstreet.
avoiding accidents tehran crazy travel story iran 1990
First impressions of traveling in Tehran - Iran, in 1990. Racing across the city in a taxi amid chaotic streets that seemed asking for accidents every minute.
Musings at the end of an epic overland trip across Asia and Africa; broke and confused. But mostly, about how awful hostel dorms can be for a light sleeper.