Tag Archives: travel

The Ghost Mask Maker of Jiufen

When I was a professor in Tamsui Oxford University College in Taiwan, my students liked to invite me on outings to see other parts of the island. One time a whole group of us, students and professors, traveled together to … Continue reading

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Traveling with Cabeza de Vaca: Introduction

This is going to be a recurring feature of PubWages, a column about the writings and travels and life of Cabeza de Vaca. Continue reading

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Spain, tourism, and flamenco

Spain often is marketed as the land of passion, bullfights, flamenco, sun, and sand.  Blurring significant regional diversity, an almost comic-book version of its southern region, Andalucía, has been promoted as the public face of Spain – it has all … Continue reading

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