Archive for 'colombia'

All Colombian Women Cheat

Posted on 09. May, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: Addressing the common belief that all Colombian women cheat.

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The Rise and Fall of Tachuela

Posted on 24. Apr, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: In Colombian prison The Mick befriends a notorious assassin, who is ultimately killed himself.

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The Mick Gets Knocked Out

Posted on 23. Apr, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: The Mick gets knocked out by my American buddy Rico.

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Stole and Robbed on My Birthday

Posted on 13. Apr, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: I got stole on (didn’t hurt) and robbed on my birthday.

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The Theft of My Roommate’s Blender in Bogota

Posted on 12. Apr, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: Brief dittie on how a thief stole my roommate’s blender in Chapinero, Bogota.

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English Language Industry in Latin America

Posted on 25. Feb, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: An overview of the English language industry including my experience with a failed business venture.

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Santa Fe: Downtown Bogota’s Red Light District

Posted on 19. Feb, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: Tales from Santa Fe, downtown Bogota’s red light district and zona de tolerancia.

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The Theft of My Bicycle in Bogota

Posted on 16. Feb, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: The story of the thief who stole my bike in downtown Bogota, Colombia.

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Paisas vs. Rolos, Medellin vs. Bogota

Posted on 05. Feb, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: My observations on the differences between paisas and rolos, paisa women, and paisa culture in general.

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The Theft of My Laptop in Medellin

Posted on 04. Jan, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: The story of the thief who got into my Medellin hosts’ apartment and stole my laptop.

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2010 Murals in La Candelaria, Bogota

Posted on 19. Dec, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: Pictures of 2010’s murals from La Candelaria in Bogota, Colombia.

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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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