Quote of the Week – 7 okt

I chose this quote in line with my posts earlier this week. After I posted the article ‘About happiness, ignorance and life‘, I told a friend about walking around in La Boquilla after the hurricane and seeing all the destruction. He saw that the truths I’ve come to know, brought me down. And then he told me this: […]

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About happiness, ignorance, and life

“It cannot all be fantastic. We are not gods. We are humans, with our shortcomings, with our restrictions, vulnerability, and fallibility. Realizing that, can already help a lot.” – Flemish psychiatrist Dirk De Wachter in Flow Magazine

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Little Happy Moments: Winter in Cartagena

Last weekend hurricane Matthew passed through Cartagena. Friday the sea became wild and the red flag was raised meaning no one was allowed to swim for the whole weekend. Terrible for the Cartageneros, who were also suffering from the ‘Ley seca’ which was a temporary law that forbade selling alcohol from Saturday 6pm until Monday […]

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Hold it right there, young lady!

Do you remember that feeling when you snuck out of the house to do something adventurous and you try to sneak back in super quietly but your mom catches you and says: ¨Hold it right there, young lady! Explain yourself?!¨ Nope, me neither.. But that is how I think I’m feeling right now. Except it’s […]

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Ciudad Perdida – A tale of sweat and glory (Chapter 4)

This modern fairytale tells you the story of 2 Belgian wannabe explorers on their first quest for a lost city. Will they find it? Will they make it?
Chapter 4: The last Crusade – “On the very end of their adventure, Christiana Jones decided to make a statement against modern society and show his sympathy for the traditional lives of the remaining indigenous people..”

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Ciudad Perdida – A tale of sweat and glory (Chapter 3)

This modern fairytale tells you the story of 2 Belgian wannabe explorers on their first quest for a lost city. Will they find it? Will they make it?
Chapter 3: Kingdom of the Crystal Scam – “..Then their guide finally told them the truth..”

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Ciudad Perdida – A tale of sweat and glory (Chapter 2)

This modern fairytale tells you the story of 2 Belgian wannabe explorers on their first quest for a lost city. Will they find it? Will they make it?
Chapter 2: The Donkeys of Doom – “..So they both put on their wet clothes again, knowing that after 10 minutes of hiking, you wouldn’t be able to see or smell the difference with a dry shirt anyway..”

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Ciudad Perdida – A tale of sweat and glory (Chapter 1)

This modern fairytale tells you the story of 2 Belgian wannabe explorers on their first quest for a lost city. Will they find it? Will they make it?
Chapter 1: Raiders of the Lost City – “..The sweat was dripping of their faces like waterfalls down the mountains..”

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To be or not to be.. a volunteer english teacher?

As you may know, the purpose of this blog is discovering. This means I am trying a lot of new things to figure out the life I want to live, living in Cartagena, Colombia. Now that I’m here, I feel obliged to myself and to you guys to get the most out of this adventure. For me this means […]

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