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Cycling in Cuba Part 1:  Merde Caballo and Road Sharing

One of my favorite ways to experience a new country is on a bicycle. While it would have been more adventuresome to do it alone, I chose Peter Marshall’s Tropical Sportif tour, through… 197 more words

I. Prologue

It had been a long and strenuous process, the decision of leaving everything, to plunge into the unknown, the culmination of many disillusions, the realization that the process of being alive, after all, is not something we can control, or shape, as many years of formal education and academic cocooning had tried to convince me of. 366 more words


Buenos Aires - Saved by the Bell

A Catalepsy Story

Rufina Cambaceres died or was supposed to die on her 19th anniversary. She presented all the ordinary appearances of death. Those days it was used to bury a person in the same day of its dead, thus she was brought to the cemetery. 228 more words


Buenos Aires - Evita

Evita Perón’s museum is the only one I visited during my stay in Buenos Aires, it is definitely worth visiting. The museum is located in the Palermo neighborhood and it was actually a women’s refuge set up in 1948 by Eva Perón Foundation. 553 more words


Buenos Aires Tango

Even if at the beginning my thoughts were “I do not want to go to a tango show or class, it is too touristy”, at the end of my stay in Buenos Aires I was eager to go to one. 529 more words


Sabbatical is Looming

As many of you know I take a social media sabbatical every year in December.  258 more words

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Ten Days of Silence

Ten days of silence? Ten days of meditation? Yes, I am happy that I just finished a ten days Vipassana meditation course.

Why I did it? 1,138 more words