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La Aussie Gringa en Colombia – Hasta la vista … it’s been a hoot!

Back to Cali to pick up Lilia with just enough time to explore some more in Cali. Omaira shouted me lunch so I didn’t leave without having some typical Cali fare. It was lovely. Valentina was kind enough to take … Continue reading

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La Aussie Gringa en Colombia – road trippin’ with Lilia

We were on our way to Cali. Lilia was great in pointing out all the major points of interest along the way – names of the rivers, the departments we were passing through and the types of crops growing along … Continue reading

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La Aussie Gringa en Colombia – party time!

I arrived home to give my last English classes. The kids were very cute giving me hugs with sad faces. Their numbers had dwindled over the months with the girls staying the keenest, which I was really pleased about. My … Continue reading

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La Aussie Gringa en Colombia – getting to the point of it!

Off I went on my trip to La Guajira Peninsula. I thought I’d opt for the AUD$8 option of the bus to the airport rather than the $40 option. A bit of a mistake as I cut it a bit … Continue reading

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La Aussie gringa en Colombia – flower power!

Off to Medellin for the Feria de Flores. For those old enough, think a combination of Warana and the Ekka! Yep, even timed with the Ekka! I had a chuckle as my cab passed a guy on a bicycle with a … Continue reading

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La Aussie Gringa in Colombia – fiesta con familia!

After farewelling Cliffy in Medellin I retuned home to Palermo and to lots of news. Paula had come off her motorbike – almost in front of the house but had luckily escaped with only bad grazing to her arm and … Continue reading

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La Aussie Gringa in Colombia – the hills are alive

Just when I thought the kids had finished partying I was awoken at 3:30am by their boom box blasting out over the valley. It seemed they’d all gotten up for the sunrise albeit a little earlier than necessary. I suspected … Continue reading

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