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:
2018 Himalayan Writers Workshop, with Jeff Greenwald & Laurie Wager:
ET News: How “white fragility” impacts volunteers working abroad:
For more ET News with Natalie Lefevre, visit
Opening story (Matthew Felix): Oud music from the Fez souks – Marocain Awtare
Podcast Theme Music: Energizer, by Stephen Kent, from the album Family Tree
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.
Additional music by Jef Stott
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!
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