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Acacias and the inevitability of aguardiente

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt during my time in Colombia, it’s that sometimes aguardiente is simply unavoidable. Occasionally you can get away with excuses such as “I’ve got to be up early tomorrow” “I’m on medication and can’t drink” or by desperately shouting “NO.” However, aguardiente is more than just a drink (and Colombia’s national drink at that – which alone is enough to make people delight in forcing it upon helpless foreigners). 709 more words


My final farewell....for now :)

The challenge about flying from Pereira was it’s location. It’s north of Salento and the main town of Armenia is south, the only bus I could take directly left at seven thirty in the morning and my flight was not until two in the afternoon. 2,049 more words


Colombia - Aguardiente

I knew what to expect but Jade and Katie only knew what I had told them. At the Tulcan – Ipiales border the three of us left the relatively safe confines of Ecuador and headed into the notoriously dangerous region of south Colombia. 1,073 more words


Cheap Box Wine And Mount Caramulo Moonshine

fire up the grill

timid, still-green

cord wood

from fallen late-winter


aided by

its own cones, dry

from months of sun


wander behind the shed… 166 more words