Unformatted text preview: Traveling to Ensenada, Mexico was a culture shock to me, although the natives were very friendly. The living situations and lack of cleanliness was hard for me to understand and witness. I know that this is all they know and this is a way of life for them, but it’s still makes me appreciate the things I have that we work so hard for. If Napoleon Chagnon would have spent time studying the culture he was about to enter he may have been more prepared for what he was about to witness. I think it’s important to understand the different cultures that surround us and to be prepared when going on vacation to another country where culture is completely different from the way we live, it’s hard for the natives just as it is for the people visiting, to know is to understand and accept....
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- Spring '10
- The Culture, Napoleon Chagnon, unknown territory, living situations