Archive for November, 2010

A Public Hanging in South Bogota

Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: The Mick witnesses a public hanging in South Bogota, a form of street justice enforced by guerrillas where the government lacked control.

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Life Still a Dream in La Candelaria

Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: Short dittie on how security guards work in La Candelaria, Bogota.

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A Gringo’s Guide to Salsa

Posted on 15. Nov, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: An intro to salsa with videos by Angel Canales, Ismael Rivera, Henry Fiol, Hector Lavoe, Ismael Miranda, Joe Arroyo, Grupo Niche, and Luis Enrique.

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Final Thoughts on China

Posted on 15. Nov, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: My last reflections on China focusing on Driving and Walking in China, the Chinese Sheep Mentality, and my Cultural Disconnect in China.

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Tweets from Beijing, China

Posted on 06. Nov, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: I didn’t do much writing in Beijing. I did regularly update my Twitter profile. Those tweets with elaborations sum up what I did in China.

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