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Cycling Cuba, Part 1

“You choose your destiny… And we'll indicate the right way.” -Sage from Cuban road atlas.   Folding bicycles, check. Bedazzlement for said bicycles, check. Sandals, check. Awesome girlfriend, check. Engagement ring sewn into belt bucklefor said awesome girlfriend, check… Cuba, … Continue reading

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Palenque 2012: Countdown to the Lamest Apocalypse Ever!

Palenque 2012: Countdown to the Lamest Apocalypse Ever! Here is what set the Mayan apocalypse apart from other doomsday predictions. First of all, it was new and fresh. We hadn't yet heard from the Mayan's about doomsday, and by apocalypse … Continue reading

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Día De Los Muertos in Oaxaca: The City, the Valley, and the Sierra.

The following article was published November 15th, 2012 by Travel Culture Magazine, at http://www.travelculturemag.com/day-of-the-dead-in-oaxaca-the-city-the-valley-and-the-sierra/   Día De Los Muertos in Oaxaca: The City, the Valley, and the Sierra. By Brent Swartz   I stand on a hilltop, where the cemetery … Continue reading

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The Legend of the Ola

After two fabulous week in Guanajuato filled with music, theater, and nights on the town, we headed back to Mexico City to meet up with Brent's Mom, Beryl. From there, the three of us made an escape to the beautiful … Continue reading

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Guanajuato: Don Quijote and Cervantino Festival

The following article has been published in Travel Culture Magazine, at Guanajuato: Don Quijote and the Cervantino Festival Arriving in Guanajuato, you catch a brief glimpse of the city before the bus dives subterranean. The underbelly of the city is … Continue reading

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Bienvenidos Guanajuato. Viva Cervantino!

Arriving in Guanajuato you ride on a crowded bus full of college aged kids through tunnels and across the hills of Mexico's central highlands. Around a final bend and nestled in a valley is the striking city of Guanajuato. It's … Continue reading

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Mexico City and A Question

We are setting off to Guanajuato for the Amazing International Cervantino Festival after an incredible couple days in Mexico City. I am left with a question that I would like to principally direct towards the teachers I've had in the … Continue reading

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