Re: Culture Shock

John Pastore (venture@CANCUN.RCE.COM.MX)
Thu, 2 May 1996 01:33:58 +0000

On 2 May 96 at 12:12, John Wingard wrote:

...This dimension of
> returning culture shock was the most disturbing, enlightening and
> longest lasting. And despite all my training in anthropology prior
> to my first field experience, I cannot honestly say I was prepared
> for that aspect of the "anthropological experience."

Hi John,

It can get down-right dangerous when you've been away long enough to
forget how automatic it should be to engage your "street smarts",
upon home arrival.

Ka Xiik Keech Ya Utzil,

John Pastore
Writer/Guide in 'El Mayab'
("The Mayan Homeland")