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Alejandra Altamirano

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March the 3rd, ‘Lightly’

March 8, 2020

“It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Light child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even when you are feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. I was so preposterously serious in those days… Lightly, lightly- it is the best advice ever given to me… to...

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December 17th. Açaí, suco de cana, pão de queijo…

December 17, 2019

Hi! Halfway through, so many things to be thankful for… but today I’m going to share with you a bit about food and how it has been a very important and delicious part of my experience. Some new things, as the açaí, the pão de queijo and suco de cana, some food I’ve made from...

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November 11th 2019. Palavrinhas 101

November 5, 2019

Hello! It’s been some time, we are now finishing our second month in-country starting to feel a bit more settled as we start the third. Time seems to fly. Most of what once was very new is getting to be usual now and as a good example might be the language. Portuguese was not a...

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September 18th 2019. First weeks in country

October 16, 2019

‘18 de Setiembre 2019’ Reading time/ tiempo de lectura aprox: 10 min  or less it depends on how fast you read friend! -Español abajo- It is now 19 days after writing the first blog, 26 days since I left Costa Rica, a week and some more days of living with my host family and to...

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August 29th 2019. Global Launch

August 30, 2019

[ I have seen and thought about so many things this week that my words wouldn’t be enough. I decided to share some of it in pictures even though I also know much of what I would like to put out there cannot be easily captured or perceived. ] It is certainly hard to start...

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