This excerpt from Smuggler’s Diary features Kendall, a syringe, and a few grams of pure Colombian cocaine in a Cartagena motel room.
A playlist of rock en español hits, old and new, good and bad.
A short story of an American who was drugged with scopolamine and robbed.
Announcing a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) with The Mick today.
Alternate Title: Announcing Expat Chronicles Radio
Announcing my recent interview with Richard McColl on Colombia Calling Radio. Also announcing Expat Chronicles Radio … someday.
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.