Archive for July, 2014

Colombian Food: Worst of the Worst

Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 by .

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Descriptions of the worst staples in Colombian food, which may be the continent’s worst cuisine.

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The Second MIA Incident

Posted on 29. Jul, 2014 by .

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Telling the story of my second MIA incident, when I was selected (again) for extra screening for contraband.

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Former Smuggler on the Peru Two

Posted on 24. Jul, 2014 by .

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A look at the ‘Peru Two’, Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid, who were caught smuggling cocaine from Peru. With analysis of the industry from a former smuggler.

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Cycling in Bogota

Posted on 23. Jul, 2014 by .

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All about the culture of cycling in Bogota. Bikes, ciclorutas, ciclovia, and over 80 pictures of the city’s main bike path.

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The Mick on Being a Paddy in 1980s London

Posted on 22. Jul, 2014 by .

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The Mick talks about being a ‘paddy’ in London at the height of the IRA bombings.

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Kendall Witnesses his 1st Prison Stabbing

Posted on 19. Jul, 2014 by .

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In his autobiography, Smuggler’s Diary, Kendall describes the first stabbing he witnessed at the Villanueva Prison in Cali, Colombia.

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Canadian Expat Executed in Costa Rica

Posted on 17. Jul, 2014 by .

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A look at the 2013 murder of Canadian expat, Brad Deering, in San Jose, Costa Rica.

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Gothic Bogota in Pictures

Posted on 16. Jul, 2014 by .

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Gothic Bogota in pictures. Sites include Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Lourdes, Central Cemetery of Bogota, and more.

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Contributed Story: Teaching at Colombian Colegios (a Warning)

Posted on 15. Jul, 2014 by .

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A warning with anecdotes about teaching English in Colombian private high schools for upper-class students.

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Is Soccer a Gay Sport?

Posted on 13. Jul, 2014 by .

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Alternate Title: My Soccer Rant – Discussing the pros and cons of soccer and its growing popularity in the United States.

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Stabbed in Bogota’s Parque de los Periodistas

Posted on 12. Jul, 2014 by .

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Telling the story of a gringo who was stabbed in Bogota’s Parque de los Periodistas in an attempted robbery.

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Kendall’s First Day in Cali’s Villanueva Prison

Posted on 11. Jul, 2014 by .

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This excerpt from Smuggler’s Diary: Cocaine Karma describes Kendall’s first day in Villanueva Prison in Cali, Colombia.

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