history, photography, Spanish Culture and Language

Alhambra Mind Palace

A nod to the BBC Sherlock series, modern retelling of Sherlock Holmes, in this discussion of a mind palace; a place in our heads dedicated to thought. Such a place functions as a retreat, a refuge, a sanctuary of the cognitive kind. I’d like my conceptual safe haven to look like the Alhambra Palace of […]

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history, photography, The Americas

Creating a New Vision

In the United States we are taking a hard look at our history of race relations. We’re talking, listening, learning, and our young people are making art to grieve the dead and envision a new future. Downtown Madison businesses that lost their front windows in the unrest after George Floyd’s death are putting up plywood […]

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history, World Cup

Today, Tell Me I’m Not Forgotten

Madison State Street murals are the talk of the town. Gracias for visiting Fake Flamenco! I appreciate your comments! ¡Olé! –Rebecca This post inspired by George Floyd and Six Word Saturday hosted by Travel with Intent; offering beautiful photos seven days a week. #blacklivesmatter

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history, Mexico, Spanish Culture and Language

4 Ports of the Maritime Silk Route

In 1565, Spain conquered the Philippines. The Manila Galleon, a famous trade route, began among; China, the Philippines, New Spain (Mexico) and Spain. This route called the Maritime Silk Road, the Manila Galleon, or the China Ship (Nao de China in Spanish) lasted for 250 years; 1565-1815. Once a year a vessel would begin in […]

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history, writing

The United States is Under Construction

Our nation is under constructionrebuilding liberty’sinfrastructureplanning thearchitectureof equalityRighting pillars ofjustice for allIt’ll be beautifulonce our foundation’s level—Rebecca Cuningham 2020This post inspired by Six Word Saturday hosted by Travel with Intent; offering beautiful photos seven days a week. #6WS  #Photography #stopracism

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