Another New Beginning: Arriving in La Paz

It may have been months ago, but I remember it as vividly now as the day it happened. We were driving for what seemed like hours through El Alto, the 30-year-old city built at the top of the bowl which the city of La Paz sits in. As we began to descend into La Paz, … Continue reading Another New Beginning: Arriving in La Paz

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The Amazon: the Most Captivating Ecosystem on Planet Earth

  Friends, you're getting a double post today because I've been monstrously terrible at updating.  I wish I could use the magazine as an excuse, but alas, I've just been forgetful.  So here, have a little story about the Amazon as a humble apology from yours truly. When I was younger, I was always an … Continue reading The Amazon: the Most Captivating Ecosystem on Planet Earth

The Capital City where Future and Past Collide

Built in 1960 for one sole purpose, the sprawling metropolis of Brasilia was inaugurated the capital of Brazil in 1960, 200 years after Rio was named capital. The city was planned entirely, most of the important buildings being designed and constructed by one Oscar Niemeyer. The lone metropolis in its own Federal District state, much … Continue reading The Capital City where Future and Past Collide