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Meet the Mormons in Theaters on October 10, 2014

Meet the Mormons in Theaters on October 10, 2014

August 24, 2014 No Comments

Meet the Mormons, the latest movie by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appeared announced on the Ensign magazine (page 133, May 2014), but the Media seem to have caught on this since last Tuesday (August 19, 2014) when more details about the film were given during the Education Week at BYU. The […] Share

Exotic and pre-Hispanic food at La Cocinita de San Juan

Exotic and pre-Hispanic food at La Cocinita de San Juan

August 22, 2014 No Comments

Last week, while in Mexico City, I came across a restaurant named La Cocinita de San Juan, which translates to “the little kitchen of Saint John.” It is a quite interesting place that serves pre-Hispanic and exotic food. Among the less common poultry and meat offered are quail, pheasant, ostrich, crocodile, wild boar, buffalo and others. Moreover, there are also other exotic dishes such as chinicuiles (1), maguey white worms (2), scorpions, and escamoles (3) among others. Share

From the Dust, the Book of Mormon Comic and an Interview to the Author

From the Dust, the Book of Mormon Comic and an Interview to the Author

August 1, 2014 No Comments

If you are interested in Mormonism, family and wholesome entertainment, and comics you should keep reading because, I’m sharing with you an interview I did to Michael Mercer, the creator of this new Book of Mormon comic book series and here you will learn how to get a copy of the first issue. Share

Don’t Miss the Colosseum

Don’t Miss the Colosseum

July 20, 2014 No Comments

Rome is more than a city full of churches, monuments, and amazing structures, but whatever you do, you can’t afford missing the Colosseum. Do you want to take a look? Share

Six Great Things I did in Seoul, South Korea

Six Great Things I did in Seoul, South Korea

October 26, 2013 No Comments

If you could have one weekend in a country you have never been, what would you do? Only one weekend. That was my question when I found out that two of my Korean friends invited me to their temple ceremony in Seoul. I was really happy for them and I wanted to be part of it. So I made arrangements to go and planned on do some sightseeing. Obviously I didn’t see the whole country nor the entire city, but here are six great things I did while in Seoul, South Korea. Share

What Do People From Morocco Eat?

What Do People From Morocco Eat?

October 18, 2013 No Comments

What do people from Morocco eat? In this post I show you some dishes I tried during a trip in a few cities in Morocco. If you ever have the chance to go there, make a list of the dishes you want to try. I hope you like this post. Share

A day in Huangyao

A day in Huangyao

October 12, 2013 No Comments

A day trip in an ancient town in China. A journey to the past through a town with narrow streets and alleys embraced by nature. A small town where no cars run through its streets. But even being small, Huangyao is filled of visitors who come to admire its landscapes every year. Here are some pictures, notice the traditional outfits of the people from a local show in some of these pictures. Share

Spending a Night at The Great Wall

Spending a Night at The Great Wall

October 5, 2013 1 Comment

Did I tell you that I spent a night literally at the Great Wall? In this post I tell you a little more about it, but the best part of it is what I saw. Take a look at these pictures. If you like them, don’t forget to click on the “like” button. Share

People of the Middle East: Egypt

People of the Middle East: Egypt

September 28, 2013 No Comments

At the beginning of the year, Dr. Donna Lee Bowen, one of my former professors at BYU, asked me if I could send her some pictures to include in a new version of a book she is editing called Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East. I sent her some. These are images of people taken in some popular places in Egypt before the Revolution. Share

Postcards from Yangshuo

Postcards from Yangshuo

April 22, 2013 3 Comments

Yangshuo is a small town surrounded by karsts in the southern province of Guangxi, China. In this post I share some night and day pictures I took there, but this is just a brief visual account, there are many more opportunities for photography in the actual town and its countryside. Share

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