It’s going to be that time of year again soon… spring break! Since this feels…
Samantha dances with Garifuna women in Honduras
Dancing with the Garifuna remains one of my most incredible Central American travel experiences.
If you’re not familiar, the Garifuna are of West African, Central African, Island Carib, and Arawak descent. Since the late 1700s, the Garifuna people have called Central America home, mostly on the Caribbean coast of Honduras (about 40 villages!), as well as in parts of Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua.
I had the distinct pleasure of baking cassava bread with them in Honduras. Next, they took me to the beach for some festive song and dance. It felt so exotic, and yet I felt so at home. Nothing quite like food, singing and dancing to bring everyone together.
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Places are beautiful but people make the place a home…or something like that! The people of Honduras sure did welcome you with open arms! So lovely and heartfelt to watch. I can’t wait for your show Samantha!