WanderingTrader

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Visiting Cali, Colombia for the first time

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I never felt at home more than I have in Medellin, Colombia.  Even when I first arrived I kind of felt like I was home.  I had to visit the city of Cali, Colombia because I kept hearing rants and raves about it.  Everyone told me that it’s a bit like Medellin only warmer and […]

Welcome to the Sushi Hangover: Team Medellin Style

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I have about a month left in Colombia and I will remember nothing more than the sushi hangovers every Tuesday. I am not only a fanatic of Sushi but I have become quite accustomed to a sushi hangover. Sushi Hangover – When your stomach is about to explode from eating too much sushi At Sushi […]

The Colombian Coast: Land of the Hustlers

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I arrived in Colombia with a completely different view of what I thought Colombia was going to be. My first impressions weren’t negative I just expected to see a little cocaine on the street, gorgeous women walking around, and the occasional AK-47 here and there. I didn’t see any cocaine on the surprisingly clean streets, […]

Hello Bogota: Its Not Nice To Meet You

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I am very glad that I decided to live in Medellin instead of Bogota, especially after my visit to the cosmopolitan capital. When I was first planning to live in Colombia it was between Bogota and Medellin. While being a very popular city Bogota is known for its crime, especially at night. Is Bogota Dangerous I […]

When A Long Term Traveller Falls In Love

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We have one goal in mind, keep going. Keep seeing those unique wonders of the world that everyone strives to see. There are a myriad of different types of long term travelers that I have met on my current around the world trip; people who backpack their way around the world, people who have strive […]

First Impressions of Living in Colombia

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EFFECIENCY: When you think of Latin America there is nothing more that comes to the mind other than corruption and disorder. Many have even gone as far to say that part of the charm is the disorder. That charm may be the case when you are visiting for two weeks, but when you are living […]

Preparing For The Dangers In Colombia

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Dangers in Colombia?  This is a topic of heavy conversation especially in Colombia.  Since the era of the drug wars and Pablo Escobar, there has always been a tainted mentality about the country.  Everyone thinks its not safe to travel there and that every American is going to get kidnapped! I was kidnapped last night, but only to […]