Santo Domingo

I recently just finished reading the “The Brief and Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao” by Junot Diaz. This book, in the most captivating way, weaves together the past and horrible history of the Dominican Republic with all the flavor of the current-day DR, the lives of Domincans living in the US, and so accurately gives … Continue reading Santo Domingo

The Bolivian Ocean

In the plaza by my house is an extremely large statue of a man, Eduardo Avaroa. He is a Bolivian military leader. But unlike most other countries, that put their war heroes in gallant poses- on top large warhorses, swords extended, showing how they will conquer all foes- Eduardo Avaroa is fallen to the ground, … Continue reading The Bolivian Ocean