Going Crazy While on the Road Lome, Togo West Africa Tuesday, June 5, 2007
I call it losing the plot, Alex Garland in the book, The Beach continually alludes to this danger, I think about it, I feel it, and there is always a creeping worry. Will I go crazy?
Here are a couple of comments from people who wrote personal email to me about this real danger. I think they both wrote these comments as something to say, or as or of some sub-conscious knowledge of a real danger.
I have seen many people go crazy from travel, it is not a joke, I am not joking, and this is a real danger.
Hello Andy, I have been following your site and newsletter for many years- congratulations on staying human. (… ) Bonne Chance Tony June 05, 2007 http://www.twiku.com
Peace, Andy. I hope you are doing well. I think often about you and your travels and the times that we met. Keep doing what you need to do to ward off going crazy while on the road (… ) Mark May 31, 2007 http://www.itinerantwitness.com
Why do people go crazy? I could write a 225-page book, full of the many ways and real example, I do not know where to start so I will finish.
Quote: If you can keep your head when all about you - Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; - --- Rudyard Kipling