SUMMARY: I took ayahuasca, a spiritual hallucinogen also known as yaje, near Bogota, Colombia. This post features info on ayahuasca and my story.
SUMMARY: Profile and pictures of the coolest neighborhood in Bogota, Colombia: Chapinero.
SUMMARY: Introducing a new character to this blog, The Mick, who moved to Colombia in the 80s to bring cocaine to Ireland. After four years in prison, he never went back.
SUMMARY: Explaining the risks and rules of taking taxis in Colombia and Peru: Peruvian Rules, Peruvian Stories, Colombian Rules, and Colombian Stories.
SUMMARY: Explaining how alcohol and drunkenness is NOT controversial in Latin America. In fact, not much is.
SUMMARY: Profile and pictures of Bogota, Colombia’s famed neighborhood, La Candelaria. Crazy murals included.
SUMMARY: I recently took a guided bike tour through Bogota, Colombia, with explanations from our guide and pictures.
SUMMARY: One day’s events that highlight why I hate La Candelaria and downtown Bogota, Colombia.
SUMMARY: Description and pictures from my trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina, including European City, Argentine Women, BA’s Nocturnal Culture, Food: BA for Carnivores, Language: Argentine Spanish, Tango!, and Conclusion: Buenos Aires Doesn’t Suck.
Pictures of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
SUMMARY: A common street crime targeting tourists in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
It’s a bright Saturday afternoon in December 2007. We were walking along a side street on the way back to our hotel — only a few blocks off the Ave. Julio 9. Not many people around… Read more
SUMMARY: Descriptions of my first preferred Colombian plates: bandeja paisa, changua, and fruit salads. With pictures.
SUMMARY: Describing crime and the Bogota atmosphere. Features The Suit in La Candelaria, The Bogota Atmosphere, and The Bogota Mentality.
Murals in the Barranco neighborhood in Lima, Peru.