Posts Tagged ‘border’

Borders. Who crosses them? How do you pass them? How long does it take? How much does it cost? Do you have to walk, drive, swim, fly? Can you cross a border? Where is the line, exactly? What is in between? What was the last line I crossed? How long did I stay in between: […]


I am very excited to join the course Issues in International Creative Nonfiction: Immigration at the University of Iowa starting this Monday! It’s an international distance-learning course, part of their International Writing Program. Some of the books we are going to read are Devil’s Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea, What is the What by Dave […]


Border crossing

06Mar11

Mexico, USA, Berlin. History repeats itself. Where is the next frontier? Found in Berlin, Potsdamer Platz.


I have been travelling a little bit this weekend, wandering Chefchouans beautiful medina and breathing the air of the Rif mountains chain at the ruins of an old Spanish built mosque. Today I arrived at Tanger, the border tozn in the north, new economic centre. Baptised the Interzone in the 50’s, where everything was allowed. I […]