Nebaj- eterna primavera, tiranía eterna

¡Dormí por una friolera de 11 horas! Viajar de un lugar a otro realmente me azotó. Decidí pasar la Q10 extra para conseguir mi propia habitación para la semana. Me alojé en Media Luna Medio Sol. Las comodidades eran básicas y mi habitación era confortable, pintada en un bonito tono de amarillo con una luz natural maravillosa…Read more Nebaj- eterna primavera, tiranía eterna

What I Learned from Working at an Irish Pub in Guatemala

I started my short-term stint at Shamrock, Xela’s Irish pub, on Saint Patrick’s Day. I entered the bar early to encounter a few travelers passing through. Two older couples with European accents. Three young guys from Ireland of all places. My first thought was how strange is this, ‘interviewing’ to work at an Irish pub on…Read more What I Learned from Working at an Irish Pub in Guatemala

How Can I Even Begin… Six Month Reflection of My Time in Guatemala

How can I even begin to capture in words, in letters, in pictures or in stories what these 6 months in Guatemala have meant to me? How can I even begin to describe what it has felt like to open up my bleeding heart to strangers? Some of which touch that raw beating organ with…Read more How Can I Even Begin… Six Month Reflection of My Time in Guatemala

Cómo Puedo Empezar … Mi Reflexion de Mi 6 Meses en Guatemala

¿Cómo puedo empezar a capturar en palabras, en tarjetas, en fotos, o en historias lo qué estos 6 meses en Guatemala han significado para mi? ¿Cómo puedo empezar a describir como ha sido abrir mi corazón sangrante a los extraños? Algunos tocaban el crudo órgano latiente con un toque gentil y djieron ‘gracias’. Esto es…Read more Cómo Puedo Empezar … Mi Reflexion de Mi 6 Meses en Guatemala

The Banana Republic- History Lessons and My Initial Interest in Guatemala

The Banana Republic. I saw these three words displayed on Mr. Johanson’s black board. With standardized testing over he was now free to teach the history he felt was important. The Banana Republic is a set of small countries in Latin America that rely/relied economically on the support of the fruit export industry. This definition…Read more The Banana Republic- History Lessons and My Initial Interest in Guatemala