Why Travel?

A couple of days ago Eliot told me that he wanted to go home.  He was suffering from a splitting headache a- complication from the Chiconguna virus he got from a mosquito bite and was at a low point.  It was a very hot night and the neighbours were blasting salsa music in the street. This is […]

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Colombian Fiddlers on The Roof

On the drive from the Cali Airport to Guadalajara de Buga (Buga) we passed a scooter on the highway with three people on it: a man, a woman and an infant. The man was driving, and the woman was behind him, holding on to the man with her right arm. Her left arm held the […]

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Transition from Canada to Colombia – Ask Someone Who Knows

My trip began with an overnight flight from YVR to Toronto on an Air Canada 777. I booked a business class flight on points which became available two weeks before my departure. For my trouble and the extra points, I got a lie flat seat, priority boarding and a meal. The “lie flat” seat was a […]

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