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Reason #7: The Protests Are Crraazzzzyyyy

Check out this video. And no mum, I didn’t film this, nor was I on the bridge watching. Don’t worry, your baby boy is safe and sound…

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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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Protests in Bogotá

The State Department strongly warns of American citizens converging on large crowds in Bogotá due to the possibility of violence. When I saw the protest start, what did I do? Grab my camera and run straight for the action. After a few hours of escaping tear gas, water cannons, and unnecessary violence, I found myself in possession of some truly astonishing images. Here is a collection of my favorite images, documenting the events of the day. Continue reading


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