By Piers Moore Ede
This can be the tale of a guy who launched into a quest that many folks have dreamed approximately. dissatisfied through an international addicted to fabric wealth and clinical truth, he made up our minds to commute around the globe looking for anything extra significant: the paranormal, the magical. His trip takes him from snow-blanketed villages within the Himalayas to tiny, covert groups of whirling dervishes in rural Turkey; from the world's greatest non secular pageant at the banks of the swollen Ganges to a dappled, historic Sufi zone in Delhi. Lyrical and clear-sighted, "All types of Magic" is an engaging exploration of the hidden global of miracles that's instantly deeply own and common in its scope.
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The first is like Boyz N the Hood, with crime and drugs on every corner. The second is like Beverly Hills 90210. You think that everyone is either rich or on crack. That’s nowhere near the average person’s life. ” I could see from her reaction why these people are so passionate. “You think that we are so far behind you in everything. Your television cameras show pictures of peasants and old people. That is not an accurate picture at all. We are a very well educated country. Our culture is far richer and older than yours, and before independence Yugoslavia had one of the strongest armies in the world.
Her name is Angela. ” The children went around the table and told me their names. Then I asked what they were working on. “We are making T-shirts for the St. Vida festival in Rijeka,” one of them said. “That’s wonderful,” I said as I shook her hand. ” The children laughed. “These women are all working for Suncokret,” Gordana said as she introduced them. As she spoke I noticed a young woman walk into the room. She didn’t seem interested in me or what was happening. 22 THE DREAM She went and sat down with the children.
To the contrary, I was certain this was a wonderful adventure I had chosen and was an active participant in. After lunch Gordana and I took a bus to Suncokret’s second office. It was here that most services were provided. Gordana asked me to bring my guitar. She felt it would be a nice gift to the women and children attending a workshop there. We walked to a busy bus stop around the corner from the office and a block away from the Adriatic. This appeared to be the main road leading out of the downtown area.