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Dentro de las olas con Gonzo.

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Articulo originalmente publicado en mundo Q de Discovery Latinoamerica en Mayo 2013 Contrario a lo que el instinto dicta debes hundirte y nadarle por debajo a una ola cuando se te viene encima como una locomotora de agua y espuma. “Te llenas los pulmones de aire y le nadas por debajo a las olas” me […]

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Finding Inspiration in San Francisco

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Article originally published in Immersion Journals Fall 2015 https://issuu.com/immersionjournals/docs/ijissue2_fall Writers are tasked to search for the unexpected. They are supposed to inspire, to encourage readers to dream of faraway lands, to search for remarkable places, some hiding in plain sight. I flew to San Francisco eager and confident since the city is known for it’s […]

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Top 10 Galapagos Encounters

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Article originally published in SilverKris Magazine (Singapore Airlines) Jan 2014  https://www.silverkris.com/destinations/international/top-10-galapagos-encounters Life has evolved undisturbed in the Galapagos Islands for millions of years. Brought to the world’s attention a couple of centuries ago by naturalist Charles Darwin the islands are more volcanic realm than lush tropical paradise. Although isolated in the vast Pacific Ocean they […]

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Explore Miami’s Little Havana while stuffing your face

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Article originally published in Examiner.com in September 2013 http://www.examiner.com/article/explore-miami-s-litte-havana-while-stuffing-your-face Explore Miami’s iconic Little Havana district by participating on a culinary tour and taste the flavors of the prohibited island to get a feel for what life in Havana must be like. Miami Culinary Tours offers visitors a delicious alternative to learn about the colorful residents […]

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In Sumatra, an oasis in a sea of oil palm

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Article originally published in Mongabay News in June 2015 https://news.mongabay.com/2015/06/in-sumatra-an-oasis-in-a-sea-of-oil-palm/ The landscape during the five-hour ride from Medan, the capital of Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, to Tangkahan village is dominated by manicured rows of oil palm that stretch for hundreds of kilometers in all directions. The sky is darkened by clouds of smoke from nearby […]

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Culture festival among Jerash ruins, Jordan

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Oringinal article published in SilverKris Magazine (Singapore Airline) November 2013 https://www.silverkris.com/destinations/discover/jerash-jordan The ancient city of Jerash (Gerasa) is one of the largest and best preserved examples of Greco-Roman architecture outside of Italy. This remote province was part of a network of Roman outposts of commerce and farming known as the Decapolis. Jerash came to glory […]

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Young New Yorkers raises funds to help city youth

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Original article published in Examiner.com in October 2013, http://www.examiner.com/article/young-new-yorkers-raises-funds-to-help-city-s-youth This week Young New Yorkers held their second silent auction and annual fundraising event at Allegra LaViola Gallery in the Lower East Side in Manhattan. All proceeds from the auction went towards funding Young New Yorkers, an organization that seeks social justice and provides an alternative […]

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Music legend Dr. John adds Voodoo funk to Festival Miami

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Original article published in Examiner.com in October, 2013 http://www.examiner.com/article/music-legend-dr-john-adds-voodoo-funk-to-festival-miami Music legend and multi Grammy winner Dr. John brought his New Orleans music flavor to Festival Miami on Saturday night. Heads were bobbing and feet were stomping at the sold out Gusman Concert Hall of the University of Miami where Dr. John and The Nite Trippers […]

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3×3 Project; Changing filmaking in New York City

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Original article published in Examiner.com in November, 2013 http://www.examiner.com/article/3×3-project-changing-filmmaking-nyc There is only one week left. One week to be part of a special project by a dedicated group of professionals. One week to break with the standard mold of the film industry where the big corporations take all your money and spend it anyway they […]

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Los 3 mejores lugares para ver orangutanes en su estado natural

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Articulo publicado originalmente en El Nuevo Dia (Sección De Viajes) Agosto, 2015 http://www.elnuevodia.com/ -Los orangutanes son pacíficos habitantes de las selvas del sureste de Asia, pasando la vida tranquilamente en el tope de inmensos arboles. Debido a la destrucción de su hábitat se han convertido en un importante símbolo de conservación y son la razón […]

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The life of a travel writer; Dry paper required

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Article originally published in International Living Magazine in Jan 2014 https://internationalliving.com/2014/01/this-is-what-life-as-a-travel-writer-looks-like/   There is no time clock but you work 24-7. No cubicle but you must have a computer. Your commute occasionally takes 10 to 12 hours, and sometimes it takes days off your calendar. You must be fluent in hand gestures and you better […]

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Tasting Miami

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Article originally published in TravelHost Magazine, Jan 2014 Miami is a multicultural city with a unique flavor. The many immigrants, mostly Latin, have brought their traditions and customs with them, including their food and recipes. Food here has zest and condiment. A delicious way to explore the diversity and flavors of the city is visiting […]

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Paul Rosolie; Defensor de la Jungla

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Articulo originalmente publicado en Discovery Channel (on-line) y en Examiner (http://www.examiner.com/article/jungle-keeper-paul-rosolie-new-york-city) Oct, 2013. Pocos lugares en Sur America son tan remotos y salvajes como la región Madre de Dios en el Amazonas peruano. Esta región se encuentra donde la Cordillera de los Andes colinda drásticamente con el valle fluvial del Amazonas en el sureste de […]

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Cabo Pulmo; El mundo necesita más historias como ésta

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Articulo originalmente publicado en Discovery Channel Latinoamerica en Agosto 2013. En uno de esos momentos impulsivos la cinematógrafa y directora española Eliana Alvarez decidió unirse a una expedición que se dirigía a Baja California para documentar la vida marina junto a biólogos de la región. “Fue una aventura que me cayó del cielo” me comentó […]

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Playa Brava; 17 años después

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Originalmente publicada en En Culebra Magazine en ingles y español en 2014. http://www.enculebra.com/brava.html Dejamos el carro donde termina el pavimento y comenzamos a adentrarnos en la vegetación. La vereda atraviesa un crecido bosque y sigue los surcos que deja el agua en su descenso a la playa después de una lluvia. Ya no queda mucho […]

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Biologist. Wanderer. Human.

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I am an ecologist, adventurer and writer. For more than 20 years I have traveled the globe researching the natural treasures of our planet. However, I have learned more from interacting with local people and learning new customs from cultures around the world. Traveling reveals that no matter where we live or how we live, […]