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My First Christmas in Latin America

My First Christmas in Latin America

An Entire Year Ends with Christmas in Latin America I’ve finally celebrated my first New Years and Christmas in Latin America.  Looking back I have to say that 2013 was a good year.  I arrived in Colombia on January 25th of 2013 and pretty much settled in.  My original plan was actually to only be… Continue Reading

Maddening Fireworks in Medellin Colombia

Maddening Fireworks in Medellin Colombia

It all start just after the sun went down a little after 6 PM last night.  I’m not sure there is any such thing as a night without fireworks in Medellin, but this night was supposed to be the big one.  A handful at a time would sneak their way into the nights sky up… Continue Reading

Santa Elena: Feria de las Flores

Santa Elena: Feria de las Flores

Santa Elena During Feria de Las Flores While there was certainly plenty of stuff going on in Medellin during Feria de las Flores, we decided to get out of town for a couple of days and check out the rural activities.  Santa Elena is one of the places where the beautiful flower art is created.… Continue Reading

Feria de las Flores: Medellin, Colombia

Feria de las Flores: Medellin, Colombia

There are two major events I’ve been waiting to see here in Medellin.  One of them is the Christmas lights, known to be some of the most spectacular in the world.  That will have to wait a few more months.  The other was the Feria de las Flores that started a couple of weeks ago.… Continue Reading