Spider, a fellow inmate at La Picota prison in Bogota, kills another inmate. As told by Kendall in Smuggler’s Diary: Cocaine Karma.
An excerpt from Smuggler’s Diary: Cocaine Karma, in which Kendall finds himself in a tight situation with Colombia’s intelligence agency, DAS, after escaping prison.
Descriptions of the worst staples in Colombian food, which may be the continent’s worst cuisine.
All about the culture of cycling in Bogota. Bikes, ciclorutas, ciclovia, and over 80 pictures of the city’s main bike path.
In his autobiography, Smuggler’s Diary, Kendall describes the first stabbing he witnessed at the Villanueva Prison in Cali, Colombia.
Gothic Bogota in pictures. Sites include Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Lourdes, Central Cemetery of Bogota, and more.
A warning with anecdotes about teaching English in Colombian private high schools for upper-class students.
Telling the story of a gringo who was stabbed in Bogota’s Parque de los Periodistas in an attempted robbery.
This excerpt from Smuggler’s Diary: Cocaine Karma describes Kendall’s first day in Villanueva Prison in Cali, Colombia.
Reasons Not to Work Abroad – a point-by-point response to Mark Manson’s article, “Why Young Americans Should Work Overseas.”
I discuss the difference in attitudes toward dogs in Latin America vs. the U.S.
Explaining why, contrary to what a lot of idiots say, Latinas are not exotic.
A look at the significant Moorish and Arab footprint in Latin America.
In the wake of the murder of DEA agent, James “Terry” Watson, we ask which is worse for Colombia’s image: narcoterrorism or common street crime.