Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fruit Friday: Aguacate

So Manu was supposed to write up fruit friday yesterday, but things happen so I am here to step up to the task. Today we are talking about aguacates, or avocados, but these are not your usual little state-side things. … Continue reading

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Chapigay

Last Friday since I didn’t have to wake up at 5:45 am to get to my 7 am class :) we decided it was time to check out the night life in Chapinero. This is a zone east of the … Continue reading

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If I Don’t Write Then I’m Ok

The other day we finally tromped over to a post office to mail all of our postcards. After the ordeal, we decided it may be one of the last times we tromp over to the post office. Colombia no longer has … Continue reading

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The pause that refreshes, now with more electrolytes

      Beer and I get along fine, quite well actually, particularly in not-too-hoppy varieties. However I am not a fan of mixing it or dropping things in it: car bombs, sake bombs, whatever bombs no I don’t want … Continue reading

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Another Tuesday Morning

Today Truffaut and I have been hanging out inside. Someone was lazy and didn’t even want to get up in the morning… really, he pulled the covers up himself. I don’t have anything insightful for you today, I just figured … Continue reading

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The Day of Love and Friendship

Did you remeber to buy your significant other flowers? Are you going out to dinner with friends? Why should you? Well because today is El Día del Amor y la Amistad! I am told this holiday sounds less ridiculous in … Continue reading

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Fruit Friday: Granadilla

This week’s fruit is the Granadilla (pronounced gra-na-dee-ja), a native to the Andes mountains. It is cultivated between 1700 to 2600 meters and it grows out of a vine. It’s in the same family as the maracuyá (passion fruit) and … Continue reading

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