Colombian Weather

Colombian Weather

It’s not uncommon to be asked about the weather here in Medellin.  “How’s the weather?”  Simple enough usually, it’s either raining or it isn’t.  But the question that I have a hard time answering is “How are the winters?” For anyone who’s lived in this region of the world, you understand Colombian weather and don’t… Continue Reading

Ibague, Colombia: Anything worth writing home about?

Ibague, Colombia: Anything worth writing home about?

Where’s Ibague? My plans to go to Bucaramanga for the weekend were cancelled at the last minute.  I had an open invitation for the weekend to visit a friend in his home town of Ibague so I took it.  The ten hour ride took me through some beautiful scenery and nauseating turns.   When I… Continue Reading

Spanish learning tools review

Spanish learning tools review

Let’s start off with the fact that I am absolutely horrible at learning languages.  The six years I spent trying to learn French proved to be a complete waste of time the first time I was stuck trying to get directions from a French guy.  Spanish hadn’t proven to be much easier for me until… Continue Reading

Juggling La 70: Medellin Colombia

Juggling La 70: Medellin Colombia

Stoplight Shows on La 70 I have been holding out on this video hoping to come across some other good stoplight shows here in Medellin, Colombia.   These are videos taken on La 70 (70th street) near my home.  These guys put on shows for tips at stoplights.  There are some great ones and some… Continue Reading