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- How to have a happy day in Bogotá 4 months ago I don’t drink much alcohol and that causes me two problems. The first is that I rarely have hangovers and have never developed a good method for coping with a hangover. The second is that I have developed a low tolerance for alcohol and it doesn’t take much, apparently, for me to wake up with...
- A really small thing 4 months ago The boy had one dream and one plan and three days after his twentieth birthday, he decided it was time to act. He said goodbye to his mother. She cried. He said goodbye to his girlfriend. She cried too, although a little less than his mother because she, at least, expected to see him again. […]
- Can you love a player? Can you love a fool? 4 months ago Anyone who has ever lived in Colombia will know that Colombians deal with paperwork the same way a drowning man deals with choppy water. You’re doing well if you keep your head above the waves. I have long accepted this and I accepted it the other day when a new client asked me for a […]
- 101 things to do in Bogotá 9 months ago Climb a tower at the Botanical Gardens and watch the hummingbirds fight in the sky. Make like a cachaco and get a bespoke hat designed in Calle San Miguel. Be the rebel who wears neon and rollerblades with a dog on the ciclovia. Read poetry on the TransMilenio on a rainy Sunday and remember Gabo...
- Gabo's Bogotá 11 months ago At that time Bogotá was a remote, lugubrious city where an insomniac rain had been falling since the beginning of the sixteenth century… In the streetcars and public urinals there was a melancholy sign. “If you don’t fear God, fear syphilis.” Gabriel García Márquez
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