All the popular beachside resorts in Lanzarote offer a wide range of pizzas, burgers, chips and fried breakfasts. However if the whole touristy 'brits abroad food scene' is getting a bit tedious, I highly recommend scouting out a traditional Canarian restaurant and trying some of the more traditional Canarian dishes available, 'comida típica Canaria'. We… Continue reading 5 Foods to try in Lanzarote
Category: Travel and Culture
Crip boys. Rags in back pocket boys. Only use blue crayons boys. Tough boys. Street boys. Hard metallic metal toys boys. Try not to at laugh at jokes boys. “Mess with me and I’ll f**k you up” boys. Don’t know their history boys. School hating boys. Trouble with reading boys. “Can’t lose face” boys. Know… Continue reading Boys
Essay: The Role of Women in Aztec Society
In archaeological writing... women have been viewed as almost interchangeable, engaged in universally predictable roles (Classen & Joyce, 1997, p. 2). During my time living in Belize I had the privilege of studying with top archaeologist, Jaime Awe. Below is an essay I wrote in 2008 touching on central themes that I am still fascinated… Continue reading Essay: The Role of Women in Aztec Society
Belize: Customs, don’t sweep out your luck!
Kriol: Nuh sweep da night cause yuh wah sweep weh yuh luck. Translation: Don’t sweep at night because you will sweep your luck away. Sweeping your luck awayNo wonder I have so much bad luck, as this is one custom I always forget, especially when I'm a houseguest and drop something then have to go… Continue reading Belize: Customs, don’t sweep out your luck!
Photo journal: Low tide, last last in St Ives
Low tide harbourside in St Ives. Boats are left stranded cast aside by the retreating waves. Pink and orange buoys float on the sand and ropes draped with lengths of frilly seaweed dissect the beach. Thick iron chains protrude through the sand like varicose veins. A thin layer of water remains atop most of the… Continue reading Photo journal: Low tide, last last in St Ives