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Carla Moreno
Carla Moreno is a tour guide, writer, and adventurer. Born in New Orleans and raised in Houston, she is the daughter of Honduran immigrants. She has been featured in two Huffington Post articles: Carla Moreno Rocks (and Tweets) to the Beat of the World and What is Success?

Fluent in both English and Spanish, she’s a vocal coach at the EMP Museum and tour guide for Savor Seattle Food Tours and Bill Speidel’s Underground tour. Her signature blog sign off ­­“Al­-Mughamara” ­­is Arabic for The Adventure, a word used by her Bedouin guide while trekking through Jordan. Fearless, curious, and open­-minded, Carla is always ready for the her next adventure!

Entries by Carla Moreno

Why Music? An Interview With Sheila E.

(2) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 6:10 PM

Five years ago, I began an interview series called, Why Music?. The series highlighted local and celebrity musicians sharing their personal stories of how music changed their lives and how they are sharing their talents and experiences in educational and/or community minded activities. Upon discovering that legendary Latin percussionist, Sheila...

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To Hike Alone

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 2:41 PM

Fall seven times, stand up eight. ~ Japanese Proverb


One of my favorite things about living in the Pacific Northwest is the scenery. The mountains, the skies, Puget Sound, all these things and more provide the perfect backdrop to my life. A lover...

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We Are: An Urban Indian Youth Celebration of Indigenous Peoples

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 4:37 PM

Monday, October 13, 2014 marked a major shift in U.S. and Washington history. Joining forces with a number of cities around the country removing the celebration of Columbus Day, Seattle officially adopted the second Monday in October as, Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Seattle City Hall was bustling as people counted...

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The Man Bigger Than Bigfoot

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 11:21 AM

It's not too often one gets to meet a true cowboy, especially if that cowboy happens to be the legendary Bob Gimlin, the man who encountered Bigfoot on that fateful day of October 20, 1967.

The famous Patterson/Gimlin Bigfoot footage down in Bluff Creek is an image that has remained...

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The Icelandic Horse Adventure

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2014 | 3:02 AM

North of Sumas, WA, across the Canadian border, and nestled in the quaint countryside of Abbotsford BC, is the Tuskast Icelandic Horse Farm. Owned and operated by Christopher and Nathaly Jones, it's a breeding and training facility for purebred Icelandic horses. In Canada, the Icelandic horse community remains small --...

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Madrasati: My Responsibility. My Community. My Future

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2014 | 1:52 PM

Education is my shield, my sword and my olive branch. -- Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan

As an educator and adventurer, travel is essential to my being. I've learned so many things through my years of globetrotting. My experiences fuel my lessons with my students as they...

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Why Music? -- A Tribute to Andy Mackie

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 2:02 PM

"Music opens up a whole new world." -- Andy Mackie

The moment I laid eyes on Andy Mackie, I fell in love.

I fell in love with an intoxicating laughter, a mesmerizing gaze and a gentle soul. As soon as he said, "Hello, you must be the lady from...

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The Children Of Morumbi: Dancing for Survival

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 11:49 AM

It's 8:30 p.m. in São Paulo. Sweat running down their faces, 300 kids have been rehearsing for an hour in a non-air-conditioned warehouse. My head throbs from the deafening sounds of the drums, but I'm enjoying every second of it. The dancers, synchronized in step, have such agility in their...

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Journey on the Ancestors Highway

(3) Comments | Posted September 25, 2013 | 6:46 PM

The journey is what we enjoy. Being part of the journey requires great preparation; being done with a journey requires great awareness; being on the journey, we are much more than ourselves. -- Ten Rules of the Canoe (Quileute Canoe Contingent, 1990)

Reflecting on our life path is a natural...

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