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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Final Day in England

Today was our last day in England before heading out in the morning and going back to North Carolina. We had a lazy morning then some of us went to see the new Star Wars in 4DX. That was my first time watching a movie in 4DX and it was a rollercoaster. Literally. It was…

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Christmas in England: Travel Day/Christmas Eve

Whew! What a way to start Christmas. We were suppose to fly out of RDU Sunday around 6pm, but after two delays our flight got cancelled. We got rebooked to leave the next day to go to Dallas and then head to Heathrow from there. We finally arrived in London greeted by my siblings Tuesday…

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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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