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Splendid Death in Buenos Aires

The Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires is seductive.  Even if one has no interest in visiting Evita’s tomb, it’s easy to get lured in by the statues and spires that beckon to one from over the high brick wall.  These photographs were taken on a hot, humid afternoon in January 2011. The cemetery is laid […]

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Day of the Dead and Dynamite-fueled Dreams

Ten summers ago my husband and I drove through a dusty, sparsely-populated area in the mountains of Michoacán, Mexico, in search of the devil. How we found this tiny village at the top of a hill on a windy, narrow dirt road, based on vague directions, is still a mystery to me. We immediately identified […]

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