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TBLI Round III: Almost One Year Later

“Hey Elliot, you’re Asian, right?” A coworker was asking the question. “Yeah,” I answered. “Okay, so would you say this name is a Mr. or a Mrs.?” She handed me an email and pointed at...

TBLI Reflection III: Suspended Disbelief Beneath the Desert Sky

In Northern Peru, dogs can cure asthma. The proper proportions of pollen, aloe, and roasted herbs will cleanse the body of appendicitis, and a tonic made of cactus will show you the heart of...

TBLI Reflection II: Piura, Paita and Yacila

The region of Piura is unique to Peru in that it’s quite isolated; a province lopped off from the rest of the country by hundreds of kilometers of Secha desert. It took two taxis, one...

TBLI Reflection I: Exploring the Peruvian Identity

My first day in Lima, I woke up in a dustbowl. Far from the metropolitan district of Miraflores, Lima’s cultural hub most often seen by tourists, I’d found myself in the residential district of...

In Front of it All

I don't think I've ever been told "No photos" so many times in one day. Then again I guess that's to be expected when you're on a military base in one of the most militarized...

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