Top 11 Places to Visit in COLOMBIA

Colombia is twice the size of Texas.  Within its borders, one can find Caribbean beaches, hot deserts, a modern city of eternal spring, snowcapped mountains, rain and cloud forests, the tallest wax palms in the world, and much more.  On top of that, it is very inexpensive. “Isn’t it dangerous in Colombia?” is the first … Read more

Comuna 13, Medellin, Colombia

Comuna 13 escalator

“A friend of mine, when he was a child, he walked out the front door one morning and found a dead body lying in a pool of blood in the street,”  Tatiana said as we sat around the living room in her apartment in Comuna 13, San Javier.   GROWING UP IN COMUNA 13 She grew up … Read more

On Noise and Peace, Arvi Park

Arvi Park

We wanted to get an early start today, to get a full day at Arvi park.  I was up by 6 AM enjoying the tail-end of the overnight window of peace and quiet, making my coffee, preparing today’s packed lunch, aware of the ephemeral nature of this reprieve. The loudspeakers from the street below started … Read more

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