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The Island of the Dolls — By Lydian Shipp
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The Island of the Dolls — By Lydian Shipp

(NOTE: This post was written when I was 13. I edited it in 2017 for grammatical errors and other technical stuff, but maintained the content to preserve my 13-year-old perspective.)The Island of the Dolls (Isla de las Munecas) was home to only one person, Julian Santana. He drowned in 2001 and there have been many suspicions about why exactly he drowned. The island is now run by his family members as a ...
Getting to Guanajuato, Mexico — By Jennifer Shipp
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Getting to Guanajuato, Mexico — By Jennifer Shipp

Normally, I really enjoy the public transportation when we travel. Public transportation is, in my opinion, the perfect mix of people and sights. But, there's a limit to my cheery outlook on being in close quarters and completely out of control of my destiny. By the end of three 12 hour days straight of planes, buses, and taxis, I was definitely ready to find a place to call home and stop lugging our ...
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