Skeleton Costume, Mexico City, Mexico ©2019, Cyndie Burkhardt
First Impressions—Mexico City
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Initial Impressions of Mexico, seen from Mexico City

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Blue car, Havana, Cuba ©2019, Cyndie Burkhardt
Santería on Public Display
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Afro-Cuban Santería in Havana Forest

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Botero sculpture of Adam and Eve, Medellin, Colombia ©2019, Cyndie Burkhardt
The Colombian Beauty Secret
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Colombian women are killing themselves at the gym. Why the obsession?

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Graffiti art in Medellin, Colombia ©2019, Cyndie Burkhardt
My Personal Curandera for a Day
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Albita Guerrera is a curandera and her name means Warrior

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Machu Picchu, Peru ©2019, Cyndie Burkhardt
High Elevation: Coca Leaves at Machu Picchu
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Communicating with coca leaves

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Potatoes at Pisac market, Peru ©2019, Cyndie Burkhardt
Guardians of the Potato at Parque de la Papa
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“Papa” is a Quechua word that simply means tuber (a.k.a. potato). You probably don’t want to call your dad a tuber but the word connotes deep respect in Peru.

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Nature walk in Chinchero, Peru ©2019, Cyndie Burkhardt
Five Llamas and a Baby Alpaca go up a Mountain and…
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When five llamas and a baby alpaca are your walking companions

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Easter Island, Chile ©2019, Cyndie Burkhardt
Papa Ra’au
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Ancient Rapa Nui medicine is curing people on Easter Island

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