When you are out there. When you are really out in a place where nobody knows you. Where you know nobody. That is when travel gets to be a test of your mettle. When being way out there means that nobody cares.
You are in a place where murder and sexual assault are daily events. And people are casual about life. They have seen war and all the shit that is part of that. So then, what do you do?
You write this and just carry on.