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16 November 2009

Malaga – light in the middle of the tunnel

Suddenly, we have landed on the lap of Mother Africa, and writing this in a bouncing bus rolling along the Moroccan coast. I have a lot of short scribbled notes from Malaga, but when I look at the timetable here in Morocco, I realize that I have to adjust a bit and include just a […]

16 November 2009

Toledo Park

This train is the AVE, travelling at almost 300 km per hour from Madrid to Malaga. I see a dry, agricultural landscape go swiftly by. I meditate on what I’ve recently experienced: a very brief visit to Toledo Park, hurried as we were committed to a very brief tour of Toledo and our quick departure […]

16 November 2009

Madrid and Toledo

We arrive from Barcelona to Madrid’s Atocha main railway station, where in 2004 terrorist bombings took place on the 11th of March; known locally as “11-M.” Inside the station building there is a memorial space, and after a press conference we enter that guarded room. We are instructed to stay quiet before entering. Inside the […]

16 November 2009

The Malagan Posy

Seville smells of lemon blossom, a penetrating perfume that climbs up the walls of the Alcazar and pursues you through the corridors, up the orange tree lined steps; Malaga and Jasmine. After a comfortable journey on the AVE and the usual warm welcome surrounded by flags and hugs, we were taken to Mercy Square, where […]

16 November 2009

Silo speaks in Berlin

The World March had two parts in Berlin. One was the March and events planned for the 7th and 8th of November (which were the dates planned back at the beginning of the process) and the second was on the 10th and 11th. This is because we had originally planned to coincide with the Nobel […]