Season 1, Episode 5: Gibbons
The officials at the Laos border crossing have taken our passports and asked us to sit and wait. They’ve been gone for a full fifteen minutes now and I’m drumming my fingers rhythmically on the table, impatient and nervous. In most countries, if you’re told to sit and wait while your passport is taken to a back room, and nobody returns for fifteen minutes, you’d be somewhat concerned. In...