My Impressions From Hiking Trip

Sitting at my desk watching Netflix, I hear a sound from Facebook. I switched tabs to see the notification. It was my friend Ethan. He said, “Can’t wait for this summer. Have you signed up for the camping trip yet?”. I was kind of conflicted. I really love hanging out with him and my other … Read more

Costa Del Sol

It is possible that the Neolithic revolution, the discovery of agriculture the passage of nomadic to sedentary peoples, reached Europe by way of Africa through what is known today as Andalusia. This historical center of influence, an east – west displacement, from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic began with a revolution that introduced the usage … Read more

The Colorado River

Geographers can tell you that the one thing that most rivers and their adjacent flood plains in the world have in common is that they have rich histories associated with human settlement and development. This especially true in arid regions which are very dependent upon water. Two excellent examples are the Nile and the Tigris-Euphrates … Read more

Rocco Marchegiano

When “bambino Rocco” was 18 months of age, he contracted pneumonia. Although the infection nearly killed him, his exceptionally strong constitution enabled him to survive without impairment. As a pre-teenager, Rocky relished his mother’s Italian cooking so much he bordered on being stocky. This was underscored by his relatively short but muscular arms and legs. … Read more