Central America Archives - Page 5 of 10 - My Family Travels
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Puerto Iguazu

The first thing I did when I found out I was going to Argentina last year was pick my number one. I knew that my focus there was going to be studying, since it was a study abroad program, and I didn't...

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Immersion into the Mountains of Antigua, Guatemala

As I continue my pursuit toward a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, I often find myself tempted to try and pinpoint the source of my desire to help others in times of psychological crisis. While...

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A disaster of the best sort

When you first walk into the building of Ramos Mejía, home of the social sciences for the Universidad...

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Weekending in Washington

     You are a young professional and very stressed, reading this newspaper bleary eyed and desperately seeking to know enough current events to avoid being labeled by your boss as one of those-GenYers...

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Connecting Through Smiles: Reflecting upon two trips to Hacienda Vieja

I have a predicament with the term “life changing experience.” Besides being extremely cliché and overused, it puts a label on the occurrence or adventure, thus dampering it. To describe...

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Hostility in Ecuador

The seeming desertion of the small village of Santa Barbara in rural Ecuador upon my arrival was only a harbinger...

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The Beauty of Belize

The earthy scent of the leaves, buzzing insects, and humid air enveloping me is both thrilling and calming. Today we will meander by tube on the cool waters of a dense cave or “actun”...

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Superclásico

Halftime. Crowds of outfitted fans swarm into the stadium with stacks of generic newspapers in hand that no one will read. Preparations begin.

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My trip to San Marcos la Laguna

The road from Na'an and Tat's house to the lake curled down the mountain side like a large kumatz (snake). Standing in the back of the...

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