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A message from the women of Guanajuato, Mexico 

I took these pictures in October, 2016 in Guanajuato, Mexico during the festival of Cervantino. It wasn’t related to the festival but I felt it was important to document the voices of these women. I asked a fellow traveler from Argentina to help me with the translation and she told me that there was two terrible rapes in which the women were also killed in … Continue reading A message from the women of Guanajuato, Mexico 

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Carnival in Salvador, Bahia Brazil

No festival or concert in the United States prepared me for the crowds of Carnival in Salvador, Brazil. It was beyond what I could have imagined but that made it even more amazing. I read on the Lonely Planet and Thorn Tree forums about Carnival in Salvador but it was much crazier then they had described. Does this mean you should not go to Carnival … Continue reading Carnival in Salvador, Bahia Brazil

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Visiting Mexico City Part Two: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

Diego Rivera–using his art for social justice and storytelling Palacio Nacional Bellas Artes Secretaria de Educacion I have a whole new respect for Diego Rivera’s work. I was familiar with him before but now I understand to a greater detail what he was trying to do with his artwork. Many of his themes reveal the lives of indigenous people, issues of class and capitalism and … Continue reading Visiting Mexico City Part Two: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

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Practical Travel Tips for the Nomad, Traveler and Living Abroad

If you’re getting ready for a trip around the world or planning to live abroad the list of things to do beforehand may seem immense. Just packing for a long time away is a project in of itself. Here are some things that I figured out along the way as I was perparing for nomad life. Some are innovative and some are obvious but likely … Continue reading Practical Travel Tips for the Nomad, Traveler and Living Abroad