Written 29 de agosto
Most college students are acquainted with the musician Ben Folds; even if they don't know him, they probably recognize his song entitled "The Luckiest." True, the song is a romantic expression of love, is perhaps overused, and may… more »
(Written 9/10 de agosto)
I know that it's only been two days since my last blog/journal, but today was so eventful that I feel it's important to write something.
Tonight Ecuador began its celebration of el día de independencia--10 de agosto. The co… more »
(Written 7 de agosto 2008)
As of about 11:00 tonight, I will have been in Ecuador for two weeks. As boring and factual as that may seem, to me it is an incredibly surreal statement. I have done so much in such a sort expanse of time that it feels as… more »
Becky Reed and I on top of Mount Pichincha.
Hello all. My name is Mayeken (Maya) Irene Kehr and I am currently a junior at Bethel College (By the way, it is really difficult to explain what a threshing stone is to people outside of the midwest.). I am c… more »
Culture consists of language, ideas, beliefs, customs, taboos, codes, institutions, tools, techniques, works of art, rituals, ceremonies and symbols.
One aspect that comes to my mind when thinking about culture is food. Countries have specific kinds… more »