Monthly Archives: March 2012

Connecting the Narratives of Slovakia, Hungary & China

[The following piece was published March 20, 2012, on The Mantle.] MASERU, Lesotho – Last week was one filled with nostalgia and melancholy. Li Yu survived the Wenzhou train crash. (Photo: mjj) From my new base in Lesotho, three other … Continue reading

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Postcard from Semonkong Falls

SEMONKONG, Lesotho — It took three hours of driving through the majestic, almost monotonously majestic, mountains of Lesotho, including the last 90 minutes bumping along unpaved roads. Oh, was it worth it. Semonkong — Sesotho for “The Place of Smoke” … Continue reading

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