November 17, 2013
Today’s snap is from my recent trip to Minca, a small, beautiful town high up in the Sierra Nevada on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia. Among other things, the town is famous for its quality, organic coffee, which is generally in harvest from October until the end of December. The picture below is of some […]
November 13, 2013
Today’s word is “motoso.” Motoso is a word that you will only hear in the interior parts of Colombia, more specifically in Bogotá and the surrounding areas. So, don’t be surprised if you use it on the Coast and people give you weird looks or ask you what you mean! Motoso is a wonderful noun […]
November 6, 2013
Today’s words are “pechiche” and “pechichón,” two words I hear all the time in Barranquilla. However, before moving to Barranquilla, I had never heard the word “pechiche” or “pechichón,”and, since moving to the Caribbean Coast, I have been told it’s because they are fairly uncommon in the interior of Colombia, but loved very much by […]
October 27, 2013
Reblogged from Travel, Discover, Experience: So, you are traveling to Colombia, or you are already in Colombia, and you are wondering how money works here, or you are wondering how you can best prepare yourself for your trip financially in terms of what to bring, what to leave behind, and what to expect when you […]
October 27, 2013
Today’s Sunday Snap is a picture of what Calle 84, also known as “the 84,” looks like when the national Colombian soccer team has a game. The entire street turns yellow, as loyal Colombians come out to support their team in bars and restaurants along the 84, particularly between Carreras 45 and 48. It’s an […]
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