Saturday, December 17, 2016

First Paragraph

By the time I arrived in Bali the exodus had already begun. Every flight out of Denpasar airport was packed and Qantas was said to have commissioned an extra aircraft specially for panicked Australians. In the last of the evening's light, in sarongs and printed shirts, thongs or sandals, here and there a surfboard tucked under an arm, they formed a ragged line outside the airport. 

- From My Friend The Fanatic: Travels with a Radical Islamist by Sadanand Dhume

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