Browsing Archive: February, 2012

We Are All Corn

Posted by Megan Roney on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, In : Culture 
 

“Thank you for your medicine, your positive energy and the joy you bring to Mexico.”

The sun had set hours ago behind the Teotihuacan pyramids, as Gorilla, our tour and spirit guide bid us farewell.  Our bus wound it’s way around vibrantly decorated homes towards the highway. 

The scenery slowly began to change; from the simplistic, cheerful dwellings of Gorilla’s neighborhood, to the grey-toned concrete of the modern world.  But even as we left, I don’t think there was one pe...


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A Tooth Story

Posted by Megan Roney on Monday, February 6, 2012, In : Everyday Life 

“Something’s not right with my tooth,” Jarred told me a few days after arriving in Tampico, Mexico.  He cranked open his jaw and I got a good view of the gaping hole in one of his top molars where a filling used to be.  

We asked at the front desk and surprisingly there were two dentists with in walking distance of the hotel.  Only one had a website which said i...


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About Me


Megan After a while of traveling in foreign countries, you begin to realize that it's not just your luggage that can get lost. When you don't speak the language, you loose your ability to speak. If you can't decipher the written word, you loose your ability to read. And if you can't read the signs to know where you're going, you yourself can get lost. It can be a bit overwhelming, and at times humiliating, but I'm sure even Odysseus experienced frustration on his adventurous travels. This blog is my account of my travels. Hopefully, my blunders will assure others that they are not the only ones lost in translation.
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