Author Archives: marthatravels
There will be two presentations in Albuquerque of Salir del Silencio: Thursday, January 30, 5 p.m. National Hispanic Cultural Center, Education Bldg., 1701 4th St. SW; Saturday, February 8, 3 p.m. Bookworks, 4022 Rio Brande Blvd. NW.
When I am in Càlig, I try to drop by Rosita Fontanet’s house in the late afternoon to chat a moment with her and her neighbors. In the summer, they sit out on the street for a couple of hours … Continue reading
Written 3-22-12 This post, meant for the beginning of this blog in September of 2010, will be included now. Martha began listening to stories and taking notes when she first came to Càlig in 1978. In 1988, with a Rockefeller … Continue reading
Writing a blog during the last few months when Martha was correcting the manuscript did not seem to have very informative material. She was learning more about grammar than stories about Càlig. Carmen Julia had red inked the manuscript for … Continue reading
A major contributor to the on-going Calig Oral History Project has moved on to a new adventure. Fabián Armijo, Martha’s valuable assistant from August of 2010 to the middle of September, 2011, is now a cultural ambassador, i.e. language teaching … Continue reading
On my first night back in Calig in the middle of September after our trip to Italy and my visits to Barcelona and Tarragona, Aureli Querol, the editor of Vila de Càlig, brought over his latest Supplement, the two talks … Continue reading