Leave behind only your footprints

A Canadian teen who scratched a name into a wooden pillar at a 1,200-year old Japanese temple caused a bit of an international furor. Apparently the 17-year-old boy meant no harm. Really. Neither did the British tourist who carved his and his fiancée’s names into a wall at the Roman Colosseum. It appears he has written a letter apologizing for what he did, saying he did not realize the antiquity and importance of the site. Duh!

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Leave behind only your footprints was last modified: July 26th, 2023 by Becky Grebenjak

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