Chiapas

Luggage Filled with a Lighter Lifestyle — By Jennifer Shipp
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Luggage Filled with a Lighter Lifestyle — By Jennifer Shipp

We’re not jungle people. Yes, there was a time when I cultivated fantasies of building a tree house in an extremely isolated place like a rainforest, that was before I’d actually been to a rainforest. Now, having racked up at several months of my life in various jungles in different parts of the world, I know better than to think that I could live with the ants, the mosquitos, and the general sense of chaos ...
Four Stories — By Jennifer Shipp
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Four Stories — By Jennifer Shipp



I’m not sure what this story is about. Is it about the drive between Guanajuato and San Cristobal de las Casas? Or is it about biomagnetism and how to cure a disease with a couple of magnets? Or is it about how workshops in Mexico suck a little in terms of interactivity and hands-on learning?

I could talk about Julian, the fellow who sat in front of us, giddy to chat about ...
Stupid, Dead, or Unconscious in Mexico — By Jennifer Shipp
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Stupid, Dead, or Unconscious in Mexico — By Jennifer Shipp

So, we could still go see Tikal. Reading the Lonely Planet guide on how to get from Belize to Tikal and back, it sounds like no sweat. The problem is, though. I’ve also read that you shouldn’t wander away from crowds at Tikal. People will rob you and rape you even as you climb the steps of ancient temples.There are different types of violence in the world. We considered going to Israel, for example this ...
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