Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Korowai of Papua New Guinea

Until the early 1970s, the Korowai people of Papua, New Guinea had no contact with the outside world.  Their first documented encounter with Westerners occurred in 1974, when a scientific expedition came upon a group of 30 Korowai men. The … Continue reading

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What is the Day of the Dead?

What is the Day of the Dead?  To answer the question, we interviewed a Tripper from Mexico named Isabel.  She’s a retiree who spends half the year in California and half the year in the western Mexican states of Michoacan … Continue reading

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