The City of Eternal Spring

When I first learned that I would be placed in Cuernavaca, Mexico, I immediately googled (that’s a word now, right?) the city and learned briefly of its history. Located 40 miles due south of Mexico City, Cuernavaca is a relatively small city that houses El Palacio de Cortés (the oldest preserved colonial-era structure in the…

Adjusting to the Heat

The morning we arrived in Bangkok, Thailand, the military instituted martial law. The day we arrived in Hat Yai, there was a military coup. Sunset view from the 5th floor over HatYai, Thailand Interestingly enough, this is not the first, nor the second or third coup in recent Thai history. Which might explain why our…