On the Unpredictable Pleasures of Travel

It used to be a privilege of the very rich and of the young and daring. Now it is mostly the middle class, some on vacation, some retired. People live longer, have more money and traveling has gotten easy. The world seems smaller. I can fly almost anywhere and regardless of where I go, I will find the locals eager to profit from my curiosity by showing me around, selling me things I don’t need and services I have not asked for. It’s less about being adventuresome, and more about commerce.

Under the pen name Tudor Alexander I have written and published five novels and one collection of short stories. Please visit www.tudoralexander.com.

Under the pen name Tudor Alexander I have written and published five novels and one collection of short stories. Please visit www.tudoralexander.com.