Lacanjá Jungle + More Ruins

I’m back in the states, unpacked and have consistent WiFi so I’m catching you guys up on my trip to Mexico! After we spent a few days in Palenque, we traveled to where we were filming the documentary about the Lacandones in the Lacanjá jungle from Monday until Thursday. During our time there, we took…

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Palenque Ruins

Yesterday was a full on touristy day. We explored Palenque and then went to the Palenque Mayan Ruins. Talk about breathing taking! After we went to the ruins, we met up with the people who we are doing the documentary about and got to know them more. We had dinner back in the little village…

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To Mexico!

Those who have been following me on here for a while know that I’m a senior in college studying Integrated Media, focusing on journalism. The chair of the Communication department is also one of my teachers, and creates documentaries. 30 years ago, he went to document a certain tribe in a jungle of Mexico. He’s…

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Hadrian’s Wall

A day of more exploring! Yesterday we went to Hadrian’s Wall. Emperor Hadrian of Rome had the wall built to keep out the “barbarians” also known as the Scots. Hadrian’s Wall was begun in 124 AD. 800 Roman soldiers lived in Housteads Fort along the wall to guard this part of the Roman Empire for…

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Birthday, Tattoo, and Ruins

Finally posting about my birthday yesterday! Between being busy and not having much WiFi, I haven’t been able to post much. But that’s fine with me because I was able to be present more. Yesterday morning didn’t go quite as planned for a birthday. Everything was going fine, we were up having coffee and watching…

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From Essex to Durham

Yesterday was a road trip day. We left Chelmsford, Essex where my brother and his fiancé live, to go to my sister and brother-in-law’s house up north in Durham, Durham. It took around 8 hours to get there, so the majority of yesterday was just consisted of riding in the car. Once we arrived to…

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