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Category Archive: Year 3

Ecuador: Llife Among Llamas

Contrary to popular belief, Living Abroad does not mean Always Being on Vacation. Here, as anywhere in the world, work and life stressors amalgamate to terrorize unassuming gringas until they precipitately purchase flights to… Continue reading

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Rain, rain.

Something about September managed to make me exceptionally heartsick to leave Barranquilla next June. In September, it rains. When it rains, it pours. When it pours, it arroyos. Arroyos are Barranquilla’s embarrassing, infamous stepchild born… Continue reading

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Posdato

I was all ready to upload my best pictures from Ecuador back in August (Apparently it’s October. Who knew?) until I realized that the best shots are neatly organized in a folder on… Continue reading

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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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La Ciudad Perdida / The Lost City: Trip Review and Tips

A lot of reviews and practical information about Ciudad Perdida online seemed to be a little outdated, so here is my take. This is where I talk about the trip and all of the… Continue reading

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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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Apártense vacas que la vida es corta // Step aside, cows, for life is short

– Cien Años de Soledad / One Hundred Years of Solitude The scene changes but it’s the same conversation. Maybe it’s the cool hostel owner or maybe it’s a restaurant, a friend-of-an-acquaintance or… Continue reading

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