Amelia Rayno is a freelance writer and video producer currently traveling full-time through Central America. Previously, she worked at U.S. newspapers for more than a decade, including eight years as a sports, food, and travel reporter for the Star Tribune. Follow her travels online and on Instagram, @ameliarayno
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