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power outage in La Candelaria

Lourdes appeared in our doorway this morning around 7:30, rusted screwdriver in hand. Her long black hair was frizzier than ever and it was too obvious she hadn’t mustered the energy to put on a bra yet. 507 more words

July 1: Forgeries

I am in the process of moving in to a new apartment. This means that I will not have steady Internet access until the evening of Thursday July 3. 656 more words


Beautiful Bogota

Schools here in Colombia are on a different schedule than schools back in the states.  Here, the school year follows the regular calendar year.  We start school in the end of January and end the year in the beginning of December, with a three week break in June.  728 more words

Back to City Life

We had been out of major cities for a while, mostly through choice, and were now about to arrive in the capital of Colombia, Bogotá. It’s home to almost 10m people and is one of the biggest cities in Latin America. 658 more words



Day 4

I arrived in Bogotá this morning. A taxi from the airport to La Candelaria costs about 30,000 COP. Make sure to take an official taxi outside the airport glass doors, hopefully you’ll see others standing in line. 456 more words

South America