People Call Me Sky

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People Call Me Sky
I live and work in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. My blog is about my everyday life and navigating the culture differences, while enjoying the unique experience of living here. I love it.
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  • Update: The Darkroom Project 3 days ago While it’s not complete, The Darkroom Project website is finally updated.  I still have to add our most recent project with the Roma in Slovakia, as well as the Guatemala project from last year, but we’ll take progress where we can get it.A few...
  • Sumpango: Flying the Kites 1 week ago The raising of the kites was amazing.  I've never seen anything like it, and am so thankful we went.  But, it didn't end there.  The giant kite in the last post wasn't flown, nor were 13 other giant kites, ranging from 8-20 meters.  It just isn't possible, which I knew logically, but was still...
  • Sumpango: Raising the Kites 2 weeks ago I'd heard of the kites in Sumpango, but never been.  When someone describes large kites to you, its hard to get excited, because it doesn't sound that spectacular.  But, it is.  In my mind, large kites meant a 2 meters, not 20 meters.  And, I imagine basic geometric shaped kites with blocks of...
  • The Things I Overlooked. 4 months ago I’m relearning, and it is happening slowly, but it is happening.  The hours spent writing and revising are now free and finding their way to the people around me.  I didn’t realize how much I was missing...
  • Welcome Back! 3 months ago I flew in on a Sunday night, and left Guatemala City before the crack of dawn to arrive at work on time for Monday morning.  Then, this.  What you see above is probably hour two into a nine hour wait on the highway due to protests.  Add that to the...

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  • The Top 4 Reasons Living in Guatemala is Amazing, but Terrifying Expat Blog Awards 2013 When people ask me to describe living in Guatemala, I usually start my explanation with some variation of a story describing adventure.  The rendition is entirely based on the audience- there are things that my mother, and grandmother for that...

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2013: Guatemala Gold Award!

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Website Reviews » There are 3 reviews on People Call Me Sky

Dan
00:52 AM November 12, 2012

"sky" is a sweet, awesome person! word home slice!

Giuseppe
00:53 AM November 12, 2012

Sky, love you blog and your photos are amazing.

Ivan Castro
10:34 AM November 13, 2012

It´s easy to see how you are when I read your blog! many thanks for sharing us your life!

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