Re: RARA-AVIS: weapons of choice

Date: 14 Sep 2000

In a message dated 9/13/2000 8:16:36 PM Mountain Daylight Time, writes:

<< Much longer ago, in my reckless days, hiking with husband through
 mountains in Papa Doc's Haiti. Local ton ton macoute lads turned up, all
 dark sunglasses and guns. This situation was NOT safe. Started
 chatting. (Quebecish French.) Didn't stop talking for an hour. Had armed
 escort all the way through the hills and back to the bus stop. Oh boy.>>

Ever read In the Palm of Darkness by Mayra Montero? Same situation you encountered, without the happy ending of course. Manuel Ramos

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