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Category Archive: Friends

1200 Steps

(This post will function as a personal narrative of the Lost City/Ciudad Perdida and a following post will be a review with tips based on my experience. When I was looking up reviews… Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada

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“You got worries you can drop ’em in the blue ocean”

Colombians have an endearing (albeit sometimes irritating) tendency to get really, really excited about EVERYTHING! The typical animation and expression present in everyday conversation just about triples when a Colombian is talking about… Continue reading

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Colombia: The Risk is Choosing the Slowest Line at the Grocery Store and other stories

Fifteen hypothetical chapters (blog posts?) that would star in a work of non-fiction about my (ahem, first) year in Colombia. What Were My High School Teachers Doing On Weekends? I’m 94% Sure This… Continue reading

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Nuptials

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One third

of this is getting married tomorrow. The rest of us will be as vigilant as always about rufalin. Observation #109284 about the United States of America: Southerners and Colombians are remarkably similar. Don’t… Continue reading

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When is a finca really a finca?

Those Colombians. Everybody’s got a finca or an uncle with a finca, and you’re invited. But how do you know if it’s really a finca? Ask yourself these questions. If you can answer… Continue reading

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A Busqueda for Normalcy

For various reasons, my friends and I have pledged to have a normal weekend. Whatever that is. What’s normal for a handful of 20-something American volunteer English teachers on their two precious days… Continue reading

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Redemption

Thank you, favorite internet/paper store in Tabio! Here are the best of my vacation pictures, with captions and love.   In other news, I stumbled on quinoa peanut butter for 4 ,000 PESOS.… Continue reading

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Soup for Breakfast

Bogotanos, regardless of their feelings on living in the city, love to get out of the city. They conveniently have fincas (or relatives that have fincas) available to soak up some fresh air… Continue reading

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