Semana Santa!

Every Sunday during Lent, the processions in Antigua grew larger and larger.  By Semana Santa, the processions lasted over 12 hours and employed thousands of purple-robed Guatemalans.    Before the procession passed through the streets, residents would create intricate alfombras, rugs made of died wood chippings, sand, grass, or fruits/vegetables.  The rugs, beautiful and time-intensive, […]

Prep

By Chris S., CE Adviser in China Today I woke up at 5:00 AM to drive down to the Chinese Consulate in Houston… It was a 6 hour drive round trip, but I got my visa paperwork submitted. Most of the people there were Chinese and a lot of them were yelling back and forth […]

Big Day

By Chris S., CE Adviser in China For those that don’t know me, I am a very organized person and though I may not show it, my future is generally very planned out. This may seem like a contradiction, but I am also as spontaneous as I can be. Today was a pretty big day […]

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