Gerald Plotkin

Volunteer: Gerald Plotkin

Bio:

French instructor, retired

Current employer: Biltmore Estate

1976 - 1978


Contributions from Gerald Plotkin

  1. Ivory Coast Unexpected pleasures of travel

    Traveling by Peugeot station wagon bush taxi from Abidjan to a small town just inside Liberia, in the iron-rich area around Mount Nimba, upon arriving at the frontier, a small river, the customs agent pointed out that I couldn't enter Liberia -- I should have had my passport stamped at the last town through which I had passed, twenty some kilometers back - and only one last taxi-brousse would make the trip that particular evening. As the Peugeot finally headed back for Danané, where I had not...

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.