Monthly Archives: November 2013

Squatters at the Farm

I went out to the farm with Roberto yesterday for the first time since March. Our caretaker, Boris, was there, and a couple of guys who were digging a hole for the septic tank. The grass was overgrown but other … Continue reading

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How High Can You Go?

Continuing the theme of transportation, this is what I saw today as we followed this truck on the road out to Sincerin. I have NEVER EVER seen a truck so skillfully piled high with produce and miscellaneous stuff. And there … Continue reading

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Negotiating the Streets–Cowboys on the Loose

I could write a 500-page paper about the many ways 1.2 million people travel around Cartagena. Take your choice: buses, taxis, mototaxis, ¬†collectivos,¬†bicycles, and walking. Buses, for example, are prevalent here, and most people take them for 1600 pesos (80 … Continue reading

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Back in Colombia

I’m sorry for the long absence. I don’t really have a good excuse, so I won’t give one. The house in Brooklyn finally got sold back in October. Our house in PA also got sold on Nov. 12 (see photo), … Continue reading

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I’m a Star Blogger

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