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Abra in Colours: The Tingguians, Bamboos, and the Art of Dyeing

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Abra is a province in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) that is notorious for its records of election-related violence more than any other thing. Development is slow in this province and not much is really happening…

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The Philippines through the Hands of Ten Filipinos

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A Tingguian bamboo split weaver in the province of Abra in the Cordillera Administrative Region. The Tingguian are a lowland tribe that traces their ancestry to the much older Itneg tribe of the highlands. Hand of…

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As a Mexican, I have grown up around alcohol all my life. I grew up listening to stories of when different family members would get drunk and do something stupid. I even heard a story about my dad getting so … Continue reading

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My grandparents

When I think about my heritage I’m sad to say that I don’t know very much about my distant relatives or their traditions. When I think about what traditions and ideals my family has passed on to me I immediately … Continue reading

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The Beauty in Greece

Traveling has always been something that I hope I can do when I am done with college or even study abroad. One of the places that has caught my attention is Santorini, Greece. Santorini attracts thousands of tourists every year … Continue reading

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Things you may not know…

In this class I`ve seen many cultural and natural sites known for their impeccable architecture, history, and legacies that have made them worthy of being called world heritage sites. I often found it hard to choose one site to write … Continue reading

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Historic Center of Zacatecas

When I was 10 years old my grandmother and sister took a trip to go visit my great grandmother in Mexico. This was the first time that I had visited Zacatecas, which is the part of Mexico where my family … Continue reading

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