How to NOT Deal with Bugs in Guatemala

After a long ten-hour bus journey down steep mountainsides and dirt gravel roads, we finally arrive in Lanquin. What the locals call "the heart of the Maya," Lanquin lies deep in the mountains of Guatemala alongside a healthy flowing river. I was pleasantly surprised to see the little huts on stilts and all the travelers … Continue reading How to NOT Deal with Bugs in Guatemala

Revolution in Chiapas: An Unstoppable Force

Throughout my years of study, I have increasingly become interested in the indigenous populations in Mexico and Central America. I have been visiting the state of Chiapas that contains the largest population of indigenous people and is also the poorest region of the state.  For the poorest state to have the most indigenous people is … Continue reading Revolution in Chiapas: An Unstoppable Force