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Exotic Ecuador

When I first started to plan out a trip to Ecuador, I was conflicted. Everything the internet was telling me screamed that my priority should be The Galapagos. 1,055 more words


Volunteering in a community in the Bolivian Amazonian Jungle

My first experience as a volunteer, although it was just to photograph the Real Beni community and just a bit of hands-on help, it was by far the most significant experience in terms of culture contact of my trip in South America. 1,506 more words


Guatape: a colourful gem in Colombia's crown

Guatape is known as “Pueblo de Zócalos y Colores” because its streets are alive with bold colours, and its little houses are all trimmed with creative “zócalos” or motifs. 598 more words


Encouraging Young Latina Women to Blaze Their Own Trails

As a 20-something Latin woman who frequently travels abroad, and often alone, alumna Victoria Gonzalez sees herself as a cultural trailblazer. And as a travel writer and photographer who blogs about her journeys, Gonzalez encourages other young Latin women to blaze their own trails. 301 more words

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Supreme court deal saves Temer's reform & hurts Brazil's credibility

By Anthony Boadle

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Michel Temer personally intervened behind the scenes to defuse a clash between the Supreme Court and the Senate this week in an effort to ensure the passage of flagship spending cuts that have revived investor confidence. 522 more words

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Appreciation Post- Cuenca 

1# The other day I bought a bottle of water and was struggling to open it! A man crossed the road and opened it for me. 30 more words


Sure way to get hurt (p17)

When she walked in to my life out of the blue, I thought I been given a chance to love again. I really thought she was the one. 819 more words