Monthly Archives: July 2011

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Rollin’ On The River

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Of Chivas And Men

Chiva, translated literally, means goat. Throughout latin america, chiva has a popular usage suggesting something more like a “beater.” The old car that keeps chugging along, however  weathered and dilapidated it may be. Like it’s English-language equivalent, to call something … Continue reading

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Simple Beauty

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The Whole Whale

City life has found us once again, albeit for a brief interlude before heading back to the countryside. For the last day-and-a-half, Mark and I have spent a good amount of time exploring Medellin, a city we were prepared to … Continue reading

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Deep In The Heart Of Coffee Country

We left Salento on a rainy Friday afternoon, joining the “Highway Of Coffee” headed north through Pereira up to Manizales. The highlight of our brief visit in Manizales was undoubtedly the dinner we prepared for ourselves. Yes, Lex and I … Continue reading

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An Artsy-Fartsy Evening

If it seems as though Mark and I keep saying the same thing about Salento (“We love it here!” “It’s so peaceful and rejuvenating!” The people are so warm and friendly!”), it’s because it’s true. We’ve been here just about … Continue reading

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