Alex Gallafent

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is central Java, in Indonesia. That's the location of the city that locals call Solo, officially known as Surakarta. In New York, the Indonesian consulate is holding classes in gamelan music. Alex Gallafent paid a visit.

Global Politics

Owning a piece of the Berlin Wall

Twenty years ago, the wall that divided East and West Berlin came down in dramatic fashion. Since that time, the Berlin Wall has been broken up. Former Berlin resident Juliane Camfield tells Alex Gallafent she could never own a piece of the wall.

Arts, Culture & Media

Eight Finger Eddie

Eddie was an 85 year-old American who made his life in Goa, India.He arrived there in 1965 and helped pioneer a quiet brand of drop out spiritualism among Westerners. Eight Finger Eddie died recently. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.