Monthly Archives: January 2010

I Fed Myself to the Rainforest [Human Sacrifice]

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First law of adventure-travel survival: Heed not the blasé reassurances of locals when you raise issues of life and flesh. Case in point: I was headed to the Amazon rainforest of northern Peru to do a survival trip with a … Continue reading


The Traffic Apocalypse [Drive Like Hell]

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I was at the Aga Khan
University in Karachi, organizing a writing workshop, when the call came in. “Oh no,” whispered my colleague. 
”That’s bad. That’s terrible.” She turned to me. “Benazir Bhutto has been assassinated. We want you to go … Continue reading