. . . AROUND THE WORLD 2001/02
Africa 1999
Around-the-World 2001/02

The Team

Jeff Willner
1. Start: Recipe for Adventure
2. Zimbabwe: Hyperinflation
3. Namibia: Southern Circuit
4. South Africa: Circuit 2
5. Zambia/Malawi: Sketches
7. Kenya: Bandit Country
8. Ethiopia: Diary
9. Ethiopia: Border Run
10. Sudan: Across the Sahara
11. Egypt: Cape to Cairo
12. Jordan/Syria: Sept. 11th
13. Turkey: Hospitality
14. Bulgaria/Romania/ Hungary
15. Slovakia/Austria/Poland
16. The Baltics & Russia
17. Scandinavia
18. Western Europe
19. Brazil: Clearning Customs
20. Argentina: Revolution
21. Argentina: To Ushuaia
22. Patagonia Disaster
23. Buenos Aires Beautiful
24. Uruguay: Beaches
25. Chile: Expedition Life
26. Bolivia: Atacama
27. Peru: Transit
28. Galapagos: Gorgeous
29. Ecuador: Jungle Run
30. Knifepoint
31. Dubai: Lay over
32. Singapore/Malaysia
33. Thailand: Hospitality
34. Cambodia: Ankor Wat
35. Vietnam: Hanoi & Halong
36. Laos: Back to Basics
37. China: Beijing Tour
38. China: Shanxi
39. China: Western Province
40. China: Tibet
41: Nepal: Mountains
42. India: Driving Struggle
43. Pakistan: Dodging War
44. Iran: Overcharging
45. End: One Last Laugh

Sally DeFina
1. Cape Town: Robben Island
2. Zanzibar: Mike & I
3. Kenya: African Driving School
4. Sudan: Mud Crossing
5. Patagonia: Goodbye Max
6. Malaysia: Mike Update
7. Thailand: Ko Phangan
8. Cambodia: Phnom Penh
9. Vietnam: By Train
10. Laos: Vang Vieng
11. China: Meet Mr. Chen

Jody Finver
1. Start: Surreal Solipse
2. Great Zimbabwe
3. Brokedown in Kenyan Desert
4. Egypt: So Should I Hyphenate
5. Poland: Home is Where the Truck Is

Gulin Akoz
1. Start: Bits and Pieces
2. Zambia: Diaries
3. Egypt: Africa Memories
4. Turkey: For Your Information
5. The Team and The Bean
6. Somebody Else's Child
7. On My Own
8. Long Lost Memories of Childhood
9. The Tree and the Boy
10. Jealous
11. The Aftermath


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#8 - Long Lost Memories of Childhood
Gulin Akoz, Dec. '01

(London) - Heeeeeey!

guess who is the happiest person on earth now?! isn't life wonderful? i love the mails i get (wish you could read them all, the latest i got is from a nigerian girl who read about me and this trip in a magazine when visiting her uncle in istanbul!) i love all the nice people i meet on the road, i love the rain, i love the sun, i love water (feeling like a new born after a bubbly hot bath and of course there is nothing to quench your thirst like water), i love children, i love the spanish and the bread they make, i love travelling (though sometimes i love staying at home all day and doing nothing), i love to laugh, i love crying even more, i love the movies, i love books, i love "the steppenwolf" the most, i love hermann hesse, i love pedro (surname: almadovar), i love to make the same mistakes over and over again, i love to hear someone from cnn-turk called me, i love my ugly scar, i love being able to enjoy life, i love puzzles, i love horses, i love dolphins too, oh should not forget the turtle, the beautiful eyed giraffe, the birds, but you should understand i cannot list all the animals here, i love doors with no keys, i absolutely love a pen and a paper, i love green (color of nature) i love red and blue (color of passion, color of peacefulness), what about white (color of innocence), i love black (color of people), yellow (color of sun and shine) what is the color of happiness? i remember a song i sang in a rehearsal in first grade (ilkbahari cicim, cok sevdigim icin, hep yesildir elbiselerim :) "because i love spring so much, all my dresses are green", i love remembering my childhood, i love sitting next to or behind the driver's seat, i love trees, i love getting flowers, i love the light, i love the night, i love walking, i love my family, i love soup, i love my big nose and being nosy, i love the wrinkles under my eyes, i cannot say i love the whites in my hair that much!, i love music, i love being depressed, oh, how could i forget? i love mirrors... and i love human mirrors who reflect the best in you.

Copyright January 1999-2011
All rights reserved - Jeff Willner
Contact: jeffwillner@yahoo.com