A Window to the Past: St. Maryam Dearit

Virgin Mary is remembered today as the mother of Jesus Christ – a woman with powers beholden in her to conceive him by air – and a semblance of her whether on a chain or in a photo can be found in the homes of many Christians.

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Flies and Photos in Tessenei

Getting rid of flies on the first night of a two-day stay in Tessenei was what I needed to clear my head and accept tomorrow’s blessings.

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Speak Your Mother’s Tongue

A random night of internet surfing led me to a Ted Talk which disproves myths surrounding adult language learners.

Learn Tigrinya, Before Snapping at Relatives

A photo session among family members who don’t speak English taught me an important lesson in photographing abroad.