Daily Archives: February 1, 2014

El Bajío

Before I had gone to Chiapas I spent a week staying with my friends Mariel, Miguel, and Rafael in Querétaro, which is the largest city in the Bajío. The Bajío is an old colonial part of Mexico north of Mexico City, renowned by … Continue reading

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Chiapas

The second half of my trip to Mexico I spent in the southeastern most state of the country, Chiapas. Chiapas is inhabited by many indigenous people. Some of them don’t speak Spanish. They speak native languages. And the Chiapans, on … Continue reading

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Why I decided to Join the Peace Corps

I get this question a lot. I guess the story starts at the sleep away camp I always attended and worked at, Camp Shohola. There are a lot of counselors from all over the world at Shohola. The Directors have … Continue reading

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