Monthly Archives: August 2008

Where I’ve Been: Cape Verde

Cape Verde is an archipelago of ten teeny-tiny volcanic islands off the coast of Senegal in the North Atlantic. Yes, most hurricanes that hit the Caribbean and the southeast USA start off over Cape Verde as typical summer rainstorms. The … Continue reading

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Why I Travel

Blame it on the preacher’s wife. I had to have been ten or eleven when Mrs. Estelle McKissick, wife of Rev. Rudolph W. McKissick of Bethel Baptist Institutional (Missionary Rock of Zion Sermon on the Mount in Christ) Church (Inc.) … Continue reading

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Why Fly Brother?

Because people of color – particularly black Americans – are traveling overseas for work, fun, or education more than ever before, but most travel-related magazine, newspaper, and Internet articles speak from a voice and perspective that I just can’t relate … Continue reading

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Intro: This is Fly Brother

What’s up, people? This is Fly Brother, better known socially as Ernest White II, part-time writer, full-time educator, and all-the-time traveler. I’m 30 years old, originally from Jacksonville, Florida, and currently teach English in Barranquilla, Colombia (Shakira’s hometown). Since my … Continue reading

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