Took my brother around to shoot photos.Read more "Day Trippin’ with Film"
The internship I’m participating in this summer consists of twenty students who are all from various backgrounds. Many of us come from Native American tribes or from the Pacific Islands. Earlier this week, we visited a high school in the Ngobe village, one of the indigenous tribes of Costa Rica. We had the opportunity to […]Read more "Cultural Exchange with Ngobe High School Students"
We took a visit to a village of the Boruca Indigenous group of Costa Rica to observe their cultural traditions and unique craftsmanship. Much of their artistry revolves around their woodworking skills in which they carve masks that symbolize devil spirits. These deviled masks represent their ancestors who protected their villages from invaders. The Boruca […]Read more "Visit to the Boruca Indigenous Group of Costa Rica"
Drove an hour north to check out the Lupinus blooming out in the hills.Read more "Lupine Bloom"
It was another warm and musty day in the province of Lubao. My Dad, Uncle, Two Aunties, grandma, and I squeezed into our little car and wilted away as we drove to visit my grandpa at the cemetery. My Dad and Uncle sat peacefully in the front while us four in the back tried to […]Read more "Alley Thugs in the Philippines"
The name Balboa Park often crossed our minds, but Tif and I never really knew what exactly Balboa Park was. After some googling, we found that Balboa Park was home to 15 major museums, gardens, the world’s famous San Diego Zoo, performing art centers, hiking trails, dog parks, and other recreation and attractions. Tif then […]Read more "Birthday in Balboa Park"