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Trip: Central America

There are [2] stories from my trip: Central America

Cuba Libre

CUBA | Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | Views [480] | Comments [1]

Cuba has been getting a fair bit of attention in the media recently, and most of it is negative, related to an oppressive political regime that is severely restricting the freedoms of the Cuban people, particularly when it comes to the press.... Read more >

Tags: casas particulares, cuba, habana

Día de los Muertos - Day of the Dead in Mexico

MEXICO | Thursday, 5 Nov 2009 | Views [611]

It is a fairly broadly accepted truth that Mexicans have a different, more complex relationship with death than those north of the border. The long-standing traditions of the Mexican culture have spawned further celebrations around the Día de los Muertos, ... Read more >

Tags: day of the dead, dia de los muertos, mexico, morelia, patzcuaro