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About L’appel Du Vide
There exists a psychological phenomenon in which perfectly sane people, with no desire to die, find themselves faced with a steep cliff and experience a strong desire to leap. To jump from their safe vantage point into the unknown. This phenomenon is so common in fact, that the french have a term for it: L’appel du Vide – Call of the Void.
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Daily Archives: March 12, 2012
This post is part of a L’appel Du Vide feature, Misadventure Mondays. In each segment, I’ll ask one of my favorite travel bloggers to share one of their Travel Misadventures. This Monday, Katie from Katie Going Global shares with us her story of getting scammed in Cairo, Egypt. Tell me a little about yourself and your current trip: I am a thirty-something former attorney from Chicago who quit her job in university alumni relations & development to spend a year traveling and volunteering. My focus is on the 15 countries of the former Soviet Union – so far, I have run a … Read More