Category Archives: Indigenous Cultures

Alice’s Guide to Guatemala

I went to Guatemala for vacation back in February 2014, originally planning to spend a week lounging on beautiful Lake Atitlán and taking a few Spanish lessons. Instead, I ended up ad-hoc backpacking around the country over 10 days, taking in Antigua, … Continue reading

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Conversations With Real Live Bilinguals: Mi Maestra Teresa

I’m excited to introduce to you my Guatemalan Spanish teacher, Teresa, who is patiently teaching me four hours of Spanish every day and listening to me mangle various verb forms without completely losing it! She’s a total champ.  Teresa is … Continue reading

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Before They Pass Away

British photographer Jimmy Nelson has traversed the earth capturing indigenous tribes from the icy fields of Siberia and Mongolia to the desert lands of Namibia and Kenya, atop isolated mountain tops in India to volcanic islands in Oceania. I got lost in … Continue reading

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