Tag Archives: Cartagena

Can a 7 year old wear out a dog?

This past weekend Roberto’s son, his wife, and our seven year old granddaughter visited us on the farm and spent the night. They live in Cartagena, so they didn’t have far to come but it was a hot day and … Continue reading

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Rambo, Are You Homesick?

One week ago, we brought our suitcases and other stuff out to the farm.  I’m planning to stay permanently. At least, Roberto and I have beds so that’s comforting. Still cooking outdoors (we prefer it) and washing dishes in two … Continue reading

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La Casa Rosada

I know that the president of Argentina has her own Casa Rosada, a palace really. But we have our own Casa Rosada (Pink House), too.  Love the color! It’s so intense you can see it from the main road. It … Continue reading

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Dazzled by the Lights

Roberto and I arrived in the Centro about 20 minutes before sunset, which is the same time every night (6:30).                          

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El Poder de Dios (The Power of God) House

Christmas has almost arrived here at El Poder de Dios (The Power of God), which is what the family house is known by. Got that name many, many years ago when there was a sign above it, from the previous … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of Cartagena

I must have been inspired by the recent poetry reading I attended. (See previous post: Poetry in Cartagena) 🙂 Sights and Sounds of Cartagena Cartagena is rhythm from the clip-clop of donkeys pulling carts to the swish of waves touching … Continue reading

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Poetry in Cartagena

Last night, my good friend Margarita took me to a book presentation and poetry reading by Rómulo Bustos Aguirre, (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%B3mulo_Bustos) winner of several poetry honors including Premio Nacional de Poesía Instituto Colombiano de Cultura, 1993 Premio Blas de Otero de Poesía Universidad Complutense de Madrid, … Continue reading

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