CONSTELLATION BEYOND ‘THE CLASH’

Introduction for CONSTELLATION BEYOND ‘THE CLASH’ – SUSTAINABLE TOURISM BETWEEN ‘THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATION’ & ‘THE CLASH OF IGNORANCE’ IN GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT; ZUZANA ZWIEBEL (2012)

Albert Einstein said: “Watch the stars, and from them learn”. We will use that metaphor to describe connections among globalization, geopolitics, sustainability and tourism. At first sight this may seem an obvious link, but it is important to establish the dynamic nature of the relationship and frame it within broader concept of whole global envionment or universe, as was poetically described by Albert Einstein. (more…)

TRAVEL POETRY – Kafka and the Doll

MAY BENATAR: KAFKA AND THE DOLL – THE PERVASIVENESS OF LOSS.

Franz Kafka, the story goes, encountered a little girl in the park where he went walking daily. She was crying. She had lost her doll and was desolate. Kafka offered to help her look for the doll and arranged to meet her the next day at the same spot. Unable to find the doll he composed a letter from the doll and read it to her when they met. (more…)