Archive for 'colombia'

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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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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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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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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Kickstarting This Mick’s Life

Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by .

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Announcing the launch of the Kickstarter project and campaign drive for This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.

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Why You Should Not Work Abroad

Posted on 10. May, 2014 by .

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Reasons Not to Work Abroad – a point-by-point response to Mark Manson’s article, “Why Young Americans Should Work Overseas.”

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Dogs in Latin America vs. the U.S.

Posted on 19. Mar, 2014 by .

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I discuss the difference in attitudes toward dogs in Latin America vs. the U.S.

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Latinas Are Not Exotic

Posted on 16. Nov, 2013 by .

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Explaining why, contrary to what a lot of idiots say, Latinas are not exotic.

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