Coronavirus and its Cultural Consequences
Updated: Oct 6, 2020
A Note from Our Founder, Sierra Busch
No one could have anticipated that 2020 would start with such a world-wide crisis. The impact of the COVID-19 virus has been far-reaching, both geographically and economically, and in ways yet to be fully understood.
As the founder of Creative Edge Travel, I want to take a moment to mourn those who we’ve lost to the virus in Italy, and those throughout the world. Along with these grandfathers and grandmothers (mostly), we’ve also lost ages of culture, tradition, and history. Our elders throughout the world are key to our diverse cultures and maintaining their strength and wisdom, and so this comes as a great cultural consequence.
My mind keeps coming back to the true significance of these losses, which is now very rapid and very real. It makes me deeply appreciate every moment I’ve spent listening to my 90-year old friend, Carlo, tell me about his amazing life. And every moment spent dancing arm-in-arm with his timid wi