Fun Facts About Latin America (5)

The Lluvia de Peces or Aguacero de Pescado is a festival that has been celebrated every year in Yoro since 1998.   The phenomenon of ‘raining’ animals (or even objects like coins and hazelnuts) is one that has occurred throughout history and has been explained as nuances of meteorology, marine activity or even migratory patterns.  Whatever […]

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Central America’s Northern Triangle

While the vast majority of what I post on Over the Andes focuses on the beauty and positive aspects of a region I adore, there are a few negative aspects that sometimes overshadow that grandeur.  I’d like to approach this site in a similar fashion to how I approach my ‘real life’ classes where we […]

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Reblog: Archeology Takes Courage, Obsession Helps, in this fascinating tale of an ancient lost city…

Kate from over at Kate’s Science Fiction, News and Poetry posted a review on this very intriguing tale.  I admit I first thought it was pure fiction… but apparently there’s more than an ounce of truth in this one…. Thanks for the heads up Kate!   I usually post short science news pieces, but it’s […]

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