Lima-based Peruvian-born, I live two blocks away from the Pacific Ocean. I'm a lawyer, lefty, short-sighted. I am able to read from right to left, as a mirror. I love Limean winter, yes, the winter. I like reading, watch good movies, getting letters (unfortunately outdated now), writing on my blog Seis de enero (January 6th) and sharing an ice cream all around the year (as long as it's not chocolate).
Latest posts by Gabriela García Calderón from February, 2016
Three Mexican girls are fighting back against street sexual harassment that victimises women, with wit and punk rock.
The Full Plate Project started when two friends realized there is a lot of unconsumed food that's thrown away when events have finished. So they decided to do something.
"That advertisement could seem to us idiotic... but these little Costa Rican army and far-right political groups are symptoms."
"The old occupants of Kuelap abandoned their city before the Spaniards arrived, for reasons that remain unknown."
It lasts for 40 days and is considered the longest carnival in the world. The Uruguayan Carnival brings together traditions born Europe and Africa, and offers a whole lot more.