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A Soul’s Safari

Travel writer Paul Theroux wrote “I felt as if I was forever having to account for my movements… and having to make it seem they mattered.”

I have never personally struggled psychically with such an inner battle to justify a lifetime of travel. I was raised in a tiny trailer; a mobile home on wheels…

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I was awakened early by elephants. Not just this particular morning as I opened my eyes to the gentle rumbling, indulgent swooshing, and shrill trumpeting of a elephant family group at a waterhole in front of my bed at a wilderness lodge in Kenya.