All posts tagged ‘colombia

What a Coffee Salesman taught me about Walking the Walk

Visiting the beautiful city of Cartagena, you’ll quickly see these busy-looking men walking around the streets with a bunch of thermos jugs. When they are moving, they’ll generally walk a tad faster than usual. Some of them whistle. Some of them shout. Some of them just mumble. A few of them don’t even say anything […]

You can Eat the Whole Cow (and Nine Other Things I learned in Colombia)

From beautiful Caribbean beaches to snow-capped mountains, from the horrors of narco-paramilitarism to the honest friendliness of every normal citizen, from indigenous heritage to Spanish colonial influences to African traditions, Colombia is a country of contrasts. While at first it can make you feel like an autistic person under bombardment of sensations, over time there […]