Pamela Martinez

Pamela is passionate about dancing. She is a UWC student involved in Latin American sustainable economic development and film - as means of expression - to tackle censorship of expression in art and media. Her goals for the year are: To give back the support that she has received throughout these past two years when learning English, To enjoy the nature while she inspires herself from it, To dance and eat and love, To dedicate time to discover others areas of interest that she has always wanted to explore. "The best resistance is positive persistence".


Fwd: Independent Travel

I have always loved to feel independent. I have been moving from places for a long time now so when I decided to spend 7 months in Brazil I thought it was going to be positive to stay in the same place for a while. I loooved after every seminar the feeling of going “back…

16 May, 2019

Do you know how to fish?

[image: IMG_7563.JPG][image: IMG_7527.JPG] January 21st I often used to go to the beach in Venezuela but I never went fishing. My Brazilian family is native from Garopaba and they still crave to maintain their traditions of fishing fish and crabs at the Lagoa near to our house. These photographic series narrate the visuals of my…

21 January, 2019

Minha familia

Since I moved haven’t taken the actual time to reflect about the family I am living with and there is a non-excusable reason but a pretty good one: I have been enjoying spending time with them. Since October, wow. November, December, January. We are now in January. I want to present you the characters that…

12 January, 2019

Under the mora tree

[image: IMG_5532 copy.jpg] October 7th. It’s been a month since I moved to my new host family and tomorrow I will be moving again. I am moving because of circumstances I will not publicly mention since I rather saved the families’ privacy. From all the things I will leave here – and I will undoubtedly…

10 October, 2018

Days get busier

I was biking (at 7 am) on my way to APAE when I met Kiko (my supervisor) who also works on a project called “monitoramento marino”, where they take kids to beaches like Gamboa with the hope of looking at whales. I went with them, and I finally saw whales! There were from 6 to…

10 October, 2018

Starting again

I don’t know if you’ve ever heard about mercury retrograde but after this summer I definitely believe in it. As Wikipedia shortly explains, it is a period of time in which (haha srsly I don’t remember the scientific reason – I am an artsy person, haha) everything related to communications and technology just collapses and…

26 August, 2018

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