A Visual Tour of Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni

Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni is easily the country's most popular attraction. Tourists come from all over to see the otherworldly landscapes: from immense salt flats to colorful mountains and lakes to Dali-reminiscent deserts. When I was in Cochabamba for my Master's internship I knew I had to make the trip there. My journey there was …

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The Real Meaning of Cinco de Mayo (No, it’s not Mexican Independence Day)

In the U.S. we tend to get very enthusiastic about holidays, especially when we're celebrating other countries' holidays. St. Patrick's Day is a bigger deal in the U.S. than in Ireland and Cinco de Mayo is hardly celebrated in México. So what exactly is Cinco de Mayo celebrating if not Mexican independence and why is …