A photo essay.
Just because you have to pay to use a bathroom, doesn’t mean it’ll have toilet seats or toilet paper. Pigeons are scary. Italians really do say “Mamma mia!” “American” food is everywhere, but no one does it well – especially bacon and pancakes. Fast, reliable Internet is a privilege. So is electricity for that matter….
The taxi turns downhill. “Oh, no, it’s the other way,” Kelly says to the driver.
“Why do I have five types of lotion?” All my possessions are spread around me in a messy circle while I hold up five bottles for Kelly’s inspection.
As I focus, the melody begins to crystalize and I realize what it is, the ezan, the Islamic call to prayer.