Remembering The Journey from Europe
With only 48 hours remaining before I take my first ever trip to South East Asia, I have a recommendation for all of you.
My dear friend and podcasting colleague Richard was travelling around Equador, Peru and Colombia during most of this month. During that journey he visited family who had been displaced, like so many Jews trying to get out of Europe in the run up to World War II. This part of his family would eventually settle in Colombia.
In his most recent video entry you can watch an interview with his relative, as she describes that boat journey from Europe and where and why they ended up in Curacao and eventually Colombia. Its a very amazing ordeal, especially the part about how no country would allow them entry, and they just sailed on and on hoping for a safe port.
Watch the film, it is well worth your time.