Sankofa in the Akan language means "Go back and get it" as we must in order to move forward.
This ancient saying illustrates not only a realization of self and vision but also the understanding of oneself as a part of a collective cultural group.
A revelation I feel, learn and enjoy through arts and media. I have been displaying the little discoveries here since 2012.
Unfinished showers, power outages and 2000 degrees of sun aside…Panama was a real charm. I made friends while walking around Casco Viejo and we sat and exchanged travel stories for hours and one of them took the photo of me above. I’ll tell the story of how I was chased down by an undercover cop in Peru and taken to a room with lots of handcuffs later. Just know I was really mouthy until I remembered all those episodes of “Locked Up Abroad” I’ve seen.
Casco Viejo, Panama, September 2014 American Trade Hotel, Panama, September 2014