Liguria: Genova

Intu mezu du mä gh’è ‘n pesciu tundu Che quandu u vedde ë brute u va ‘nsciù fundu Intu mezu du mä gh’è ‘n pesciu palla Che quandu u vedde ë belle u vegne a galla Out at sea is a round fish that sinks to the floor when he sees an ugly girl Out… Read More

Talking Timbuktu in Buenos Aires

For some people, when you say ‘Timbuktu’ it is like the end of the world, but that is not true.  I am from Timbuktu, and I can tell you we are right at the heart of the world.  –-Ali Farka Touré One of my favorite music albums is Talking Timbuktu by Ali Farka Touré with… Read More

Ithaka: Finding Home

I fell in love with the poem Ithaka the first time I read it.  At the time, I was in college and didn’t fully understand its meaning but I was so drawn to it and Ithaka made an indelible impression.  I felt Ithaka urging me to embrace a life full of adventure and full of… Read More


Welcome to the Petit World Citizen Community! This is a forum to share, explore and discover ways to bring the world home. I hope you enjoy being part of the Petit World Citizen community. I look forward to hearing your comments and views as we embark together on this exciting journey of world exploration through the… Read More