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Cartagena - The poetry of the ugly truth

I know that I’ve thrashed Cartagena quite harshly in the past. I could never reconcile the beautiful impression offered in Old Town and the dirty and corrupt rest of the city. 433 more words


Valentines and a Few Others...

Valentine’s Day is not a Colombian holiday.  For once, we were celebrating and no one else was.  Actually, the school let the kids wear red or pink (instead of the white uniform) and had little parties.   198 more words


Food: Part Dos

We have been here long enough to come across some new foods that we can’t live without.

Coco Rice – it’s everywhere and when it’s good, it’s really good! 309 more words


A vacation decided by Netflix!

October 15, 2016

Imagine you were born in a poor family, in a poor city, in a poor country, and by the time you were 28 years old, you have so much you can’t even count it. 441 more words



Oh Colombia. Thinking now of that time, now a month and a half past still brings fond memories.  Vanessa and I flew to Cartagena with sights of a white foamy sea made up of not the ocean but the hotel buildings glistening among one another. 1,326 more words