SUMMARY: Quick dittie on an attempted robbery in La Candelaria.
SUMMARY: I discuss social cleansing in Colombia, which Wikipedia defines as “the elimination of ‘undesirable’ social elements, such as criminals, homosexuals, and the homeless.”
SUMMARY: I discuss the security and militarization climate in Colombia.
SUMMARY: Why I believe Colombia will emerge to be a dynamic economy and one of the most influential countries in Latin America.
SUMMARY: The story of John Rowley, a British conman and gangster, includes famous heists, jaw-dropping excess and drug abuse, prison, and an early death. Told by The Mick.
SUMMARY: From Colombia I smuggled marijuana, cocaine, steroids, and Sinalgen (Colombian Vicodin) into the States.
SUMMARY: The Mick and I got busted smoking a joint in Chapinero. We paid our way out of it.
SUMMARY: Pictures of Zona Rosa in Bogota, Colombia.
SUMMARY: Compelling photos from Colombia’s National Museum of Photography exhibit in Plaza Lourdes last month.
SUMMARY: I spent most of a day with The Mick and a sexy little paisa chick from Medellin, Colombia.
SUMMARY: Descriptions of my ten favorite things to eat in Bogota: bandeja paisa, ajiaco, black folks’ fish, chiguiro, arequipe, fruit, ensalada de frutas, morcilla, lechona, and Andres Carne de Res. I also included three things you don’t have to eat.
SUMMARY: My definitive post on arepas in Colombia. Arepas are a starchy biscuit / pancake and everyday staple in the northern Andes.
SUMMARY: Scopolamine is a powerful sedative commonly used in robberies, assaults, and rapes in Colombia. This post tells a few scopolamine stories and discusses the urban legends.
RESUMEN: La escopolamina es un sedante poderoso de uso común en robos, asaltos y violaciones en Colombia. Es como el GHB, pero peor. En este post, le digo a una pocas historias escopolamina y examino las facetas de leyenda urbana.