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La Despedida

(My blog posts have gotten a little out of chronological order. I apologize.)

June was an exciting month. Not only was almost every weekend a puente (literally, this means bridge, but it refers to a 3-day weekend), but we also had 3 birthdays in a row – Claire’s on the 13th, mine on the 14th, and my roommate Donata’s on the 15th. 1,717 more words

Eje Cafetero

For the first post of the new year, I’ll spare the classic blogger self-flagellation and just cut to the chase.  A trip in October to the Eje Cafetero was, at the time, one of the highlights of my time in Colombia.   727 more words


Colombia III - Eje Cafetero and the way south

After leaving Australia, Sal pretty much went cold turkey on coffee and I think I could count the drinking occasions of the past 6 months on my hands. 851 more words

South America

Touring the Coffee Region

At the hostel in Cartagena, I roomed with a girl named Jani from Germany, who was also doing some solo sightseeing. She was just about to finish up her internship in another part of Colombia, and was planning to travel around when it was over. 737 more words

Visit from Mi Padre

Here are a few photos from me dads visit to Colombia. 75 more words

Frank Andrews


Over the weekend, I wanted to go hiking in the Valle de Cocora. However, due to crappy weather, and some nasty blisters on my feet caused by some new shoes I purchased that I’ve now deemed unwearable, I decided to do it a different time. 34 more words

Taking it Easy

It’s crazy that I’ve been in Colombia almost three weeks now. I feel like I really haven’t done that much. This trip definitely has a different vibe than my previous foreign adventures, and there’s a pretty simple reason why. 1,425 more words