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Posts in category Colombia

Haunted Hostel Living At The Drop Bear



There are travelers who seek out a haunted hostel. The thought is a fun one, to spend the night with a ghost and possibly have an excellent story to go home with. But what about those of us who just happen to stumble upon a haunted hostel? A place where advertisements do not exist to […]

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Finding My Missed Calling As An Exterminator In South America



Raid, My Tool Of Choice

If the whole traveling freelance writer career does not pan out I believe I may have figured out my missed calling in life: as an exterminator. It only took a trip to South America to discover my missed calling as an exterminator, and I may just start my own business everywhere I travel to help […]

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The Blood Sucking Vampire Mosquitoes Of Bucaramanga, Colombia



Mosquitoes. Just mentioning this pesky flying insect sends everyone into a frenzy of hate-filled diatribes. I have always included mosquitoes in the same category as every other biting insect whom I despise with a vengeance. It is not the mosquitoes fault, they are simply following their given path in life to suck the blood from […]

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Photos Of The Day: Paragliding In Colombia, Voladero las Águilas de Ruitoque



Paragliding Voladero las Águilas de Ruitoque

High up on a hill above Bucaramanga is one of the best paragliding locations in the world, Voladero las Águilas de Ruitoque. Paragliding in Colombia is possible year-round; the conditions are great in the morning and afternoon, and the location at Voladero las Águilas de Ruitoque is beautiful–with a view of the entire city below. […]

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Watching A Movie In Colombia For The First Time From A Film Critic’s Perspective



'American Hustle' Colombia Movie Poster

After having spent the past eight years as a film critic in the United States it is safe to say I am a snob when it comes to the movie watching experience. I also happen to be very spoiled; press screenings are the ideal place to see a film as there are no interruptions and […]

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