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Yes, I’m sure you guessed right! They are all modular origami models because they’re made by joining together several separate units. But they also share another common trait! The units used to build each piece are made with variations of the easy-to-make Windmill Base. In their recently published e-book “Origami, La Base Molino” –Origami The [...]

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To celebrate the beginning of World Origami Days on this date, October 24th, I post twenty four memories and highlights from the First Origami Convention held in Rosario, Argentina and of my first visit ever to Buenos Aires and Rosario. Laura Azcoaga, a great expert on modular origami, met me at Ezeiza International Airport on [...]

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As a child growing up in Colombia, Patagonia seemed an imaginary place that I always heard mentioned in statements or expressions that implied great distance. When we wanted to describe a place that was far away, we might say something like “I had to go to ‘Patagonia’ to pick up my shoes. It took forever [...]

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In early October of this year I will be using my frequent traveler mileage to attend the First International Origami Convention in the town of Rosario, Argentina. I’ll be traveling solo but this origami airplane could fly many origami enthusiasts from all over the world directly to Argentina as well! Here is some information about [...]