Spring 2002
Volume 4
Number 3
Feature

If it is true…

Luis Francia
history remembrance language tourism travel beauty coordinates temperature Filipino Luis Francia Latin America being a tourist public gaze gaze heterogenous standing out anonymity mestizo Latino Indio blood conquistador Other kinship citizenship common history conquest betrayal speaking linguistic connection European tongue traveled language Atlantic 15th century deception Southeast Asia outsider tourist visa café idle idling natives neutral invisible observation blasé Las Islas Filipinos Spain gringo Chinese French Indio Spanish fiesta siesta iglesia colonized hybridity colonization boundaries impure reclaim voyage New York everyday lives street vendors sense of beauty personal shrines markets food stalls public space private space public and private interior and exterior interiority exteriority pilgrim pilgrimage faces projection murmurs muttering common dead sacred childhood south of the border time traveller traveller Manila