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  • South America, Travel Stories

    Savages

    “Are they savages? I mean…do they have religion?” These were questions fielded in my direction when discussing my recent travels. I am at a loss to answer. I hesitate, “What do you…

  • South America, Travel Stories

    La Madre Soltera

         ¨Are you married?¨ she asked me. I look up to respond and the first thing I see are her eyes. They are a light hazel, unlike the others in her community. ¨No,¨ I respond.…

  • The Devil's Nose
    South America

    The Devil´s Nose

    I take the bus to sleepy Alausí to ride the train named after the Devil´s nose. I wonder where it will take me and if the Devil has had plastic surgery to…