Recap Eighty-eight Days In: The Netherlands

On Monday August 1, we grabbed a short flight from Prague into the Netherlands. We took a short break from seeing major world cities to rent a car and drive into a small town, Sommelsdijk, a couple hours south of Amsterdam by car. Sommelsdijk isn’t normally on a lot of tourists’ maps, but we had […]

Hearts in Orlando with Bodies Elsewhere

NOTE: These are Craig’s thoughts on the massacre in Orlando. For Charley’s, visit here.   Greetings, friends. Today we write to you from Tenerife, Spain. For those who don’t know, Tenerife is one of the Canary Islands off the western coast of Morocco, though they are still part of Spain. Sunny and warm, they’re a popular resort […]

Sadness and Anger in Tangier

NOTE: These are Charley’s thoughts on the massacre in Orlando. For Craig’s, visit here.   The Tangier of the 1940s and ’50s was one that attracted queer life from around the globe, existing largely because of the 1923 Tangier protocol and lasting until Tangier was absorbed into Morocco in 1956. During that time, the city […]