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La Perla Restaurant

La Perla Restaurant

Authentic Peruvian Cuisine in Cartagena After centuries of fending off pirates and buccaneers, Colombia’s Jewel, Cartagena de Indias, the pearl of the Caribbean, has become more than used to invasions […]
The Door Knockers Of Cartagena

The Door Knockers Of Cartagena

Style, Status And Historical Significance As you walk through the labyrinth of cobblestone streets that define Cartagena’s walled city, you will begin to focus on some of the architectural elements […]
Don't Listen To Your Mom:  Eat Colombian Street Food!

Don’t Listen To Your Mom: Eat Colombian Street Food!

A Guide To Colombian Street Food I’m a big fan of street food. Not only is it readily available and inexpensive —it’s also a great way to get to know […]
Ciclovia

Ciclovia

It’s A Sunday Kind Of A Thing In 1974, Colombian architect Jaime Ortiz, who had gone to school in the USA and described himself as a hippy, convinced Bogotá’s leaders […]
Guide To The Traditional Dishes Of Colombia

Guide To The Traditional Dishes Of Colombia

What are the traditional or typical dishes of Colombia? Where can you go to eat them? Is Colombian food spicy? I’m a big food lover and an adventurous eater, but […]
Don't Be A Borracho

Don’t Be A Borracho

Getting super drunk is just so NOT the thing to do in South America. Sure, people party til 6am midweek, but they do it nursing one Fernet & Coke, Mojito, […]
I Made A "Deal" In A Bathroom In Colombia....

I Made A “Deal” In A Bathroom In Colombia….

I Like Big Butts And I Cannot Lie Yep. I did. But — it’s not what you think. I made a deal….on ants. Fat assed ants. I was in the […]

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