Garífuna woman from Honduras' Triunfo de la Cruz community, outside the IACHR court hearing in San Jose, Costa Rica in May 2014. Photo: courtesy of Ruben Reyes

Lily Girma

Lebawit Lily Girma has contributed writing and photography to CNN Travel, BBC Travel, New York Magazine, AFAR, American Way, MorningCalm Magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Travel Channel, and others. Her articles focus on travel, culture and related issues. She’s the author of "Moon Belize" and "Belize Cayes" for Moon Travel Guides. A serial expat and former attorney, Lily has lived and studied on three continents, including Africa–from her native Ethiopia to Côte d'Ivoire–and Europe, and is fluent in four languages.

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