Monday, May 11, 2009
In biblical times the proper way to greet a guest was to offer water for his or her feet. Jacobs tries this, but no one takes him up on it. I found that when traveling through the deforested Amazon, an extemely dusty and humid place, it is not uncommon to greet a guest with the offer of a shower. Just taking taking the bus makes one dirty and sticky. I quickly learned to take people up on this.