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Scented Soil: Guayaquil the adventurer A story of imagination and reality

Dr. José Martín Olmos Ceseña

One summer morning, in a place called Piedras Pintas near the town of Mulege in the mountainous area of the Sierra de Guadalupe, a group of men of Californian origin was preparing to leave in search of food. Guayaquil, the youth leader, was about to leave the camp. He was finishing a petroglyph with the
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Scented Soil: The Sudcaliforniano Paradise: Love between the sea, islands and mountains.

Dr. José Martín Olmos Ceseña

How many cravings for love have risen into impatient swarms! (Esthela Galvan – 1925) The following poem describes how there are so many imaginary places in the stillness of Sudcalifornia that give pleasure and nourish the soul, but above all, make love possible through romance. The night moves away, the sun begins to rise, and
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Scented Soil: Health through water

Dr. José Martín Olmos Ceseña

Earth orphan of water, salt and foam… holding legends of cactus, bushes and pirates… (Jesus Lopez Gastelum, 1927) People have used water for the improvement and maintenance of health since ancient times; sometimes searching for miraculous waters. Both freshwater and seawater have their own characteristics and various civilizations have left us with many different uses
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