People and Places – Burke 2 – And then they went to Europe

What do Oranjeboom, Ghana, and CSIS have in common? A Canadian man named Burke, whose parents were teachers who worked in different countries when he was a child. Listen to Burke talk about it. Read more »

What is it like in a Dogon Village?

[audio:luisdogon.mp3] Download audio file (luisdogon.mp3) at el rabbit A group of friends start to talk about Dogon villages in Africa and end up talking about nationalism. Mark: What is the Dogon village like? Luis: They are clay… and they are… Mark: Clay houses? Luis: Clay houses. Mark: Round houses? Luis: […] Read more »

I Was Doing Yoga

[audio:travelagent.mp3] Download audio file (travelagent.mp3) at Myyogaonline Mark ran into a Japanese guy at a travel agent in Rishikesh. The Japanese Guy: Do you think I ought to take a local bus all the way? The Travel Agent: No no no. It is open at five o’clock. Four o’clock. From […] Read more »

Eran from Israel

[audio:israelieran.mp3] Download audio file (israelieran.mp3) at Tmuna Fish Mark: So Eran what part of Israel do you come from? Eran: I am from Rishon. Rishon le Zion. Mark: From where? Eran: Rishon le Zion. Mark: How do you spell that? Eran: R-i-s-h-o-n. Mark: Uh-huh. Eran: Would be Rishon. Mark: Uh-huh. […] Read more »

Hitching Around Australia

[audio:dahi.mp3] Download audio file (dahi.mp3) at davidgraymaclean Mark: So… so Dahi, what part of Ireland do you come from? Dahi: I am from Cork. It is in the very south. Mark: Is it the southern most part? Dahi: It is the southern most county. It is not the southern most […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 25

[audio:miyako25.mp3] Download audio file (miyako25.mp3) at Kevin Saff John: Hey, Hiroko. How are you? Hiroko: Not so good. I burned the pancakes. I was making Korean pancakes and I burned them. John: That’s a pity. Can you make some more? Hiroko: Yeah. I’m making some more now. First I have […] Read more »

On Horseback from Canada to South America

[audio:onhorseback.mp3] Download audio file (onhorseback.mp3) at stephanie-sas Craig and Mark and some friends talk about a horseback journey from Canada to South America. Craig: One night Mark and I came up with an idea for a great trip. It started…we were talking about horses and…you know that I really love […] Read more »

Musical Scales

[audio:scales.mp3] Download audio file (scales.mp3) at Dey Mark and Pedro and Be and Kenni are comparing Indian music and western music. Mark: Hello everybody. I am just sitting here with Kenni and Pedro and Be and me, Mark. Be and I (are) from Australia and Kenni and Pedro are from […] Read more »

The Story of the Bhagavad-Gita

[audio:bhagavad-gita.mp3] Download audio file (bhagavad-gita.mp3) at novanglus3 Mark and Pedro and Kenni and Be are talking about the Bhagavad-Gita after dinner. Mark: Hello everybody. I am just sitting here with Pedro. We have just had dinner and we are having a glass of red wine. Pedro, you are from Chile. […] Read more »