Monthly Archives: November 2017

South Africa Trip Report – By Carl Coon – March, 1992 (near the end of Apartheid)

Monday, Jan. 27, 1992: (On the Blue Train, heading south from Johannesburg) My first impressions are mixed. This is a country complicated beyond belief, and nervous. I’ve just finished Alan Paton’s novel, Too Late, the Phalarope, an Afrikaner tragedy. Dear … Continue reading

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World Travelers – 1927- Present by Carl Coon

Here’s the chapter fro my coming autobiography I promised you on Facebook. Technical glitch on Friday evening will be sorted out, we hope, early next week and this will be on Facebook too. Continue reading

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Lebanon, Flash Point Again

Poor Lebanon! The French endowed it with a Jerry-built constitution, which requires its President to be a Maronite Christian, its Prime Minister to be a Sunni Muslim, the speaker of the Parliament to be Shia, and so on. The result … Continue reading

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