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Podcast Episode 11 with Rolf Potts

Jeff speaks with Vagabonding travel author Rolf Potts about his terrific new book, Souvenir; Natalie and Jeff discuss how volunteers abroad face “white fragility;” we hear some great music by Balkan Beat band Äl Jawala.

Have a listen!


Resources for the books, organizations & music in Episode 11:

Opening Morocco story by Matthew Felix:
matthewfelix.com

2018 Himalayan Writers Workshop, with Jeff Greenwald & Laurie Wager:
himalayanwritersworkshop.com/contact

Interview: Author, teacher, and travel journalist Rolf Potts:
rolfpotts.com
rolfpotts.com/books/souvenir

ET News: How “white fragility” impacts volunteers working abroad:
ethicaltraveler.org/2018/03/white-fragility-training-for-international-volunteer-trips

For more ET News with Natalie Lefevre, visit
ethicaltraveler.org/posts

Music:

Opening story (Matthew Felix): Oud music from the Fez souks – Marocain Awtare
D’or

Podcast Theme Music: Energizer, by Stephen Kent, from the album Family Tree
stephenkent.net/#about

Closing track: Circle by Äl Jawala. Based in Germany, Äl Jawala (“The Travelers”) is
part of the Balkan-Beats movement. Circle is from their 2016 release, Hypnophonic.
Look for their newly released album, Lovers.
jawala.de/en/home.html
aljawala.bandcamp.com

Additional music by Jef Stott
jefstott.com

Geo Quiz-zine #11:

Q – English lawyer and diarist Henry Crabb Robinson dined with the help of a
souvenir molar. He found this tooth on a famous European battlefield — which one?
A – Enter and win Rolf Pott’s new book, Souvenir!

Check out our Ten Best Ethical destinations for 2018
ethicaltraveler.org/reports/destinations/the-worlds-ten-best-ethical-destinations-2018

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