Category Archive: Deportes

Yellow Fever and Other Colorful Feelings

While this World Cup is proving to be an exceptional, generally we red-white-and-blue Americans err on bemused neutrality when it comes to the globally beloved sport. Soccer is boring, the games are long… Continue reading

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The Tiger and the Taxistas

Just after 6am one Friday I was in a cab on my way to catch a bus (to catch another bus to catch a ferry to catch a moto) to visit my volunteers… Continue reading

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Sometimes, mostly in my head, I refer to myself as The Luckiest Gringa.

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Todos somos uno

I love my team. Action  

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Because You Can’t Tackle Volunteers

I live a double life in Barranquilla. Omitting my virtual/social media self who keeps in touch with people at home, I currently manage two personas. There’s Brighid Carey, AFD: host family- and school… Continue reading

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Wednesday marked my colegio’s first official special event day: the start of inter- and intrascholastic sports tournaments. The best way to describe it is field day. The Gimnasio Moderno Santa Barbara Sports Day… Continue reading

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