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Trip: Guatemala 2005

There are [4] stories from my trip: Guatemala 2005


the last turtle

GUATEMALA | Friday, 23 Dec 2005 | Views [3728]

14.1, 3.1, 2.1 15.2, 3.4, 2.3 12.5, 2.7, 2.0 “Oh my gosh, this one’s so little!” I put the slide rule down and, with two careful fingers, lift the little creature up. His width, as measured exactly to be 2.0 centimeters, is small enough ... Read more >

Tags: Animals


a day in the life

GUATEMALA | Monday, 7 Nov 2005 | Views [1509]

Sometime  in  the last few months I picked up a new personal meal-prompted ritual. And it only slightly (and admittedly irrationally) bothers me that onlookers might presume I’m Christian (which I, although a fan of Jesus “the pilgrim,” am not) when I ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating


stories that silence

GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 19 Oct 2005 | Views [1061] | Comments [1]

Like a child who has witnessed a tragedy beyond their vocabulary of comprehension, my mouth has been closed in silent surrender of the search for fitting words that don’t exist. For who am I to speak? In every country I travel to, and with every firsthand ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


Gallery: Colombia

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 30 Nov 2004 | Photo Gallery


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