the observer effect
a podcast of travel stories
"I came back from each of my journeys a little different ...
WHERE ANNA KIDNAPPED A BABY
WHERE FREUD LED US ASTRAY
WHERE TRAVIS FELT A TUG ON HIS JACKET
WHERE ILHAM SLID DOWN A DUNE
70 CHICAGO LIVE SHOW
WHERE ANNE TOOK OFF HER HIJAB
WHERE BINTA MET AN OLD MAN
WHERE ORRY WENT IN SEARCH OF DEEP WINTER
... it never occurred to me that my new experiences were having an effect on me, and it was not till long afterwards that I saw how they had formed my character. In contact with all these strange people I lost the smoothness I had acquired when, leading the humdrum life ... I was one of the stones in a bag. I got back my jagged edges. I was at last myself.