– November 2013 BOLIVIA – POTOSI, THE HIGHEST CITY IN THE WORLD, was once the largest and richest. Not much […]
Can I Keep The Job?
After two years of landscape exploration on the South-American continent, I knew that I needed to get a job. Upon […]
The U.S. Freedom of Character
One of the things I like best about living in the United States is being able to explore my character […]
Sinterklaas and “Black Pete”
Explaining the cultural history of the Saint Nicolas (Sinterklaas) tradition of the Netherlands and the significance of Black Pete (Zwarte Piet).
For one stretch I’d dream my teeth would be coming loose, fall out or shatter in my mouth. I would […]
Challenges of a Cultural Chameleon
I’m dealing with a crisis of confidence from incomprehension. It’s been 1.5 years since I arrived in the USA and […]