February 12, 2011

Us and Oman: Us?

A very important and interesting reflection on the relation between self and other in any travel situation, in this case Oman. The outsider/resident is caught between a desire to find community, and the social cost of tying oneself into those networks of obligatory social relationships. Community can be a comfort and a trap.

Us and Oman: Us?: "International travelers know that there exist many contradictions in how we engage with our host cultures."


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