Support the Independent Media: Colombia Calling Magazine

18 backers on board! It’s a case of slow and steady, and here I am hoping that slow and steady wins the race or at least reaches the campaign goal. I am writing this as we sit on the eve of historic events in Colombia, events which will have far-reaching consequences and significance not only Read more about Support the Independent Media: Colombia Calling Magazine[…]

Reclaiming my Hike in Bogota

Bound, one gentleman pistol-whipped, threatened with death, more than a dozen hikers were mugged at gunpoint on my favourite hike in Bogota a few weeks ago. My immediate reaction was to campaign to reclaim this hike up the Quebrada la Vieja from the thugs that threatened to wrest it from us through force and intimidation. Read more about Reclaiming my Hike in Bogota[…]

Should’ve Been there, Reflections on the 40th Vallenato Festival

In the background the famed Vallenato accordionist, Alfredo Gutierrez was hammering out a tune with his foot whilst held aloft on the shoulders of five of his band members. In front of me, former Colombian President Ernesto Samper was handing me a chicharron pork scratching that I had just seen him retrieve from the floor. Read more about Should’ve Been there, Reflections on the 40th Vallenato Festival[…]

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