Dancing Through the Market

It’s Sunday and I stand amidst the vegetable sellers in Mercado Grau. I’m sleepy after a late night of karaoke- una noche divertida spent celebrating a friend’s birthday. I’m a bit thirsty, my worn Nalgene water bottle at the bottom of my bag hidden beneath a bag of choclo (Peruvian corn), too inconvenient to take the time to […]

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When Water Comes to Habitat

Tacna: a city on the edge of the desert. Habitat: a neighborhood on the frontier of the city. TacBloc: the Jesuit Volunteer house with its fair share of water problems. In November of 2017, I first wrote about the struggle of water. Here we are, a year and a half later and big changes have […]

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