At last month’s Global Voices Summit in India, I arrived to the Karol Bagh hotel after an exhausting 20 hours of traveling. Rarely have I gone so long with access to my trusty mobile phone or access to the internet. Embarrassingly, I get knots in my stomach during these long stretches of disconnected time. When… Continue reading Shrug

6 De Agosto

Having spent numerous Bolivian Independence Days in Bolivia (mainly because it falls during the North American summer vacation), I have many memories of August 6th. When I was a kid, my grandmother’s apartment was situated right on El Prado, Cochabamba’s main promenade. Tradition calls for all of the area school kids, police, civic organizations, teachers,… Continue reading 6 De Agosto