Charles lead us to places we have never seen before, and to people we have never met.

Those places become familiar, and those people become friends, sometimes even extended family. This is how we operate when on the road: We have direction, but no itinerary. Our only real guide is fate—whatever that may be—and our noses and eyes. This trip was different than any other we had ever taken because we were seeking something, a resolution of some sort. continued on page 16