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A Bleeding Puente in Pacho
“You bleed too much,” said my doctor as she stitched up my hand in the Emergency room of the San Rafael Hospital in Pacho, Cundinamarca. I had arrived just 20 minutes previously, making the 80km journey from Bogota in good … Continue reading
Have I Experienced Problems in Mompos, Colombia?
Over dinner a few evenings ago, I was asked by a predominantly European crowd whether I had ever experienced any problems in Mompós from Colombia’s nefarious paramilitary groups that allegedly control the region. Rather than addressing this topic as something … Continue reading
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