Meaningful Travel in Colombia and Mysterious Tombs

Note: This article originally appeared in the May 2017 issue of The City Paper Bogotá, and can be found on the newspaper’s website here. See more of my writing in this publication in “Other Writing.” When I first arrived in Bogotá, my circumstances were unusual. Dreamy, you might say. I was awarded a competitive postgraduate traveling fellowship to … More Meaningful Travel in Colombia and Mysterious Tombs

Templo Mayor : El Sitio Arqueológico y el Museo

In the very center of downtown Mexico City only meters past the Zócalo and Palacio Nacional sits what had been the capital of the Aztec empire, Tenochtitlan, up until the Spaniards destroyed the city in 1521. Although Tenochtitlan and its counterpart at Tlatelolco (now called the Plaza de las Tres Culturas) were major civic-ceremonial centers of … More Templo Mayor : El Sitio Arqueológico y el Museo