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A Paper Airplane Story: From Tattoo to Logo Design

Why the paper airplane? In the spring of 2015, I participated in a clinical placement in a centre for people ...
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The Alebrijes of Tilcajete: Excursions in Oaxaca

San Martín Tilcajete is a magical artisan village not far from Oaxaca City. Its specialty is alebrijes, whimsical figures carved ...
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Village of Weaving: Excursions in Oaxaca

Every small village surrounding Oaxaca specializes in the production of some sort of traditional handicraft or food. The variety and ...
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Jardín Etnobotánico: Excursions in Oaxaca

¡Hola! Today I'd like to share another little snippet of my trip to Oaxaca with you! To me, one of ...
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Street Art in Oaxaca – Instagramming Part 2

Oaxaca is a city teeming with creativity. Aside from being a hotspot for beautiful, well-made traditional handicrafts and handmade goods, ...
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Tortillas and Cuilapan de Guerrero

There is so much to see and do in Oaxaca! We could have stayed for a year and still not ...
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A New Year

Well, here we are! It's the first day of 2016 and our first day back home. Returning to real life ...
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Instagramming

It's been a while since I've shared any photos! Here are some of my favourite shots of Oaxaca from my ...
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Silvia María

Yesterday afternoon, in the courtyard of our Spanish school, we got an incredible surprise - a private concert by Silvia ...
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Medicine: A Story of Generosity

On the way to the park for the Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe celebrations, we came across a homeless ...
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A Simpler Time

Living in Oaxaca feels not only like being in a different country (which it is...) but also in a different ...
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A Saturday Adventure in Oaxaca

We woke up yesterday morning to a lovely breakfast of huevos a la mexicana (scrambled eggs with tomatoes and chilies), ...
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Bienvenidos a Oaxaca!

The first time I visited Oaxaca, I knew I had to come back one day. But I didn't know it ...
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Previous Blogs (Zambia and France)

Greetings! I'd like to share links to two short blogs I wrote in the past, mainly to keep family and ...
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Productively Procrastinating: An Oxymoron

Oxymoron (noun ox·y·mo·ron ˌäk-sē-ˈmȯr-ˌän): a combination of words that have opposite or very different meanings. (Merriam-Webster.com) I've always loved this ...
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