Monthly Archives: May 2012

Lifted Away, Adventures in Colombia’s Southern Jungles

Sometimes you reach a place so beautiful and breathtaking that once you leave, such as returning to the city, you’ll find yourself as if sleep-walking, transported back to that unforgettable location.”- Toribio of the Huitoto tribe. Father of 18 children … Continue reading

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Where does Bogota go from here?

I was out paying the rent. A banal and hardly soul satisfying event in my life. Queues and Colombian banks. The call from Alba came through onto my cellphone. Over the sound of fire engines, police cars and military sirens … Continue reading

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Old Providence: the Perfect Caribbean Island cliche

Below us, the island came into view encircled by a brittle and protective ring of coral reefs made distinguishable by the white water ripping at the edges and creating a turquoise iris effect skirting the white sandy edges of the … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why it’s Better to Live in Latin America

Recessions, attacks, political indifference and a staggeringly poor job market. Does this ring true to your lifestyle? 13 years ago I made the educated decision to up sticks and leave the “developed world” and follow a dream of travel, writing … Continue reading

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