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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

Santo Domingo de los Colorados

Santo Domingo de los Colorados

How I ended up in Santo Domingo de los Colorados My first few days in Ecuador had been spent in Quito and I had a contact that I wanted to meet in Esmiraldas.  Rather than spending ten hours on the bus in one stint, I began looking or interesting stops along the way.  Santo Domingo… Continue Reading

Barranquilla Colombia 10 Feb 13

Barranquilla Colombia 10 Feb 13

My Second Day In Barranquilla Colombia My second day in Barranquilla Colombia started off with a rather disappointing breakfast at the hotel.  One scrambled egg with what seemed to be ketchup on it.  The restaurant was a bit crowded so I was seated in a small room next to the kitchen.  Before my food arrived,… Continue Reading

2nd trip in Latin America

2nd trip in Latin America

Latin America trip #2: A change of tactics My second trip to Latin America started a little differently than my first.  I decided that this time I wanted to spend more time in one general area and get a more in-depth understanding.  Through a chain of friends of friends, I found a place where I… Continue Reading