As I have mentioned many times, and will probably mention many times more, travel makes you perceive a place differently after you’ve been there. (Please read my 2009 essay on Travel and Tragedy and the corresponding quote from Adam Smith.) Last week there were riots and political protests in Tunisia and I watched the events [...]
The actual color of African elephants is grey. However, they usually look brown or reddish brown because they cover themselves with dirt to protect their skin from the sun. This photo shows an elephant blowing dirt on its skin.