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Weather improvement lifts depression

Weather improvement lifts depression

Firstly apologies for being a bit lazy and not updating the blog for so long, today I got a telling off for that! The weather has been crap to put it bluntly, cold, wet and plenty snow with no sign of it easing until this week (although maybe more snow next week). The...
Transfer point

Transfer point

Popayan is the capital city of the Cauca department of Colombia. It is a real colonial city, founded in 1537 by the Spanish conquistadors. Not to be confused with colourful tourist traps as Salento or Guatape. What is a colonial city? According to Britannica ‘Colonial...
Colonial hangover

Colonial hangover

Chuchaqui is a word adopted from the Quechua language, which means hangover from drunkenness. Also often used to describe the contradictory state between colonialism and independence. Bullfighting is one of the Spanish customs that is in the chuchaqui state....