Mayan Medicine in Chiapas, Mexico

A travel story Manu hesitates as he tries to spin delicate fibers of Tsotsil/Mayan wisdom into course and comprehensible Spanish threads. Growing up in the highlands of Chiapas, and constantly moving between the indigenous communities in the turbulent municipalities around San Cristobal de Las Casas, he has a deep appreciation and connection to even the … Continue reading Mayan Medicine in Chiapas, Mexico

A Grievous Misinterpretation While Hiking in the Colombian Jungle

[Not so informative yet charming personal essay] When I look back at the pictures I always marvel at the natural beauty of this place, a jungle-y type of forest in the Colombian highlands, near a resort that is famous for its natural hot springs and woodsy summer cabin aesthetic. I spent a weekend there with … Continue reading A Grievous Misinterpretation While Hiking in the Colombian Jungle