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My New Years Resolution

I usually don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. But, this year is different. I may be a little late deciding on this (23 days to be exact), but my goal is to keep Travel to Move up-to-date. Continue reading

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Photos from San Agustin

I don’t really receive hate mail, but more or less mail that tells me my writings suck and all they want to see is photos. So… here you go. A collection of photos from San Agustin, Colombia taken proudly from a disposable camera (not really, actually from my Cannon SD1000, which I highly recommend). Continue reading

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Colombian Futbol

Futbol is by far the most popular sport down here in Colombia. After ringing my mate, we decided to head up to the stadium one rainy, Sunday afternoon to catch a game. I knew the game would be intense, but little did I expect what actually would happen. Continue reading

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Introducing…

I’m petrified of commitment, but recently, I decided to take the plunge. There is someone very important to me that I need to introduce you too…

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Ugly Feet

After arriving in Pensilvania (a town that my girlfriend used to live in), I discovered that Ana had decided that I needed a pedicure. After kicking, screaming, and crying like a little girl all the way to the shop, she forced me to sit down, shut up, and finally do something about my hideous feet. Continue reading

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Meeting the Abuelos

After four months of dating, I was finally invited to see the hometown of my girlfriend. It was about 8 hours away, located in a beautiful area of Colombia. All this sounded great, except for the fact that I was to meet her grandfather… the grandfather who hates all gringos. Continue reading

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Dear Colombia

Dear Colombia,

I want to thank you for the amazing experiences I have had since arriving. My decision to quit my life and move here was one of the best I have ever made, and am very happy of what I have accomplished since arriving. But, happiness also brings frustrations. With that said, there are certain things we need to talk about. Like I said, I love you dearly. But in reality, I believe you do things to intentionally make me mad. In order for our relationship to work, there are certain things I need you to work on. Continue reading

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Mr. Robber, Stop Stealing My Wallet

Whenever you enter crowds in Bogotá, you have to be very careful of your belongings. I have had my wallet stolen once already, and I am determined to not ever let it happen again. I guess my determination wasn’t strong enough. Continue reading

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Final Exams vs. Fiesta

My Spanish course at the University was coming to an end; thus, I had my final exams quickly approaching. With one week left, I was presented with the opportunity to go to a small Colombian town for a weekend of festivities. This presented a huge dilemma… do I party, or stay at home and study? Wow… that was a hard one… Continue reading

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La Vida Es Buena

Sometimes, you wake up and realize… damn, life is good. This was one of those days.

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