Colombia

Your love is like a Rollercoaster baby

by Jason B. on April 3, 2009

“Rollercoaster, yeah (ooh ooh, ooh ooh) Oh, baby, you know what I’m talkin’ about Rollercoaster of Love (love rollercoaster, child) Oh, yeah, it’s Rollercoaster time Lovin’ you is really wild Oh, it′s just a love rollercoaster Step right up and … Continue reading

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B-day party Andres Carnes De Res

by Jason B. on March 26, 2009

What to do what to do? How should I celebrate the rest of my birthday? I was invited out with some friends I met back in Manizales who live in Bogotá for a night of partying. But then I was … Continue reading

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At Least The Spanish Colonists brought Beautiful Architecture

by Jason B. on March 17, 2009

The video below is of Santa Fe De Antioquia, a small colonial town near Medellin, Colombia. As you can see it was pretty calm and relaxing as I described a few weeks ago.

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A Vacation from My Vacation

by Jason B. on March 7, 2009

The “backpacking” style vacation is not always the most relaxing. But it sure is fun! I woke up late one Monday in Medellin and thought about what to do next. There is not much to do during the week in … Continue reading

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Last of Manizales

by Jason B. on February 11, 2009

I woke up late on sunday and did the usual. Computer. Lunch. TV. I started thinking about what I am doing here in Manizales and felt a bit depressed. I really enjoy the time that I spend with her. We … Continue reading

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Update: A Full Out Invasion On A Volcano

by Jason B. on February 11, 2009

I want to make sure that you all understand how scary these bus rides can be. Imagine a huge bus driving in heavy fog, on the edge of a mountain. Now you can!

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A Full Out Invasion On A Volcano

by Jason B. on February 9, 2009

You know those big buses that hoard Japanese tourists to different touristy sites throughout the world? I boarded one of those buses at 6:30 AM, except with a bus load of tourists from all over Colombia (Bogota, Cali, Cartagena, Manizales, … Continue reading

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Coincidences in Manizales

by Jason B. on February 2, 2009

The night before my big trip to the Nevado del Ruiz, I met the girl, her friend, and another guy friend at 9pm. He disappeared while he went to go meet a new girl nearby. We waited at the front … Continue reading

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Chiva Chiva Chiva Ron

by Jason B. on January 19, 2009

During the Feria de Manizales the hostel provided all of us a free night of Chiva’ing throughout the streets of Manizales. What an adventure! A bunch of us jumped into the Chiva, which is basically a big party bus with … Continue reading

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In The Heart of Colombia's Coffee Region

by Jason B. on January 12, 2009

I am approaching day 9 here in Manizales, a medium sized city right in the heart of Colombia’s booming coffee region. But i’m not going to talk about coffee much this time. Rather, the 7 day Feria de Manizales that … Continue reading

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