Puerta de Barranquilla
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In the aves section (bird section) it was really neat to listen to the parrots mimicking people. In high pitched voices, that sound like children, you hear shouts and chatter of "ven aca" "mira" etc. It's a bit trippy!
We had an ice cream break before seeing the snakes and the tiger. Walking along the pathways, it was funny to watch Lucia pass right by a turkey, the same size as her, and ...
... It's the most important congressional election in 50 years. Congress not only receives the mandate of the people, but the mandate of peace."
Some 32 million Colombians are eligible to vote; the government deployed some 260,000 members of the armed forces to maintain security during the election.
The swing of power in the House/Senate is divided by the support given to the past-president, Alvaro ...
... sale. A portion of the sale from bracelets funds education costs for coffee growers children (Manuel Mejia Foundation). Another is the addition of a special roast, "Coffee of the Reconciliation" which has funded a datacenter and a leisure center with musical instruments and sporting goods.
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... us. Finally, we arrived at a small and sketchy clinic. As I got out of the taxi, a guy with a broken nose exited the doorway. Let's just say the first impression of the clinic was not too great. The guy had his nose all taped up with white bandages. But I think our taxi driver knew the employees there because he got us into the operation room within five minutes ( + with a 50% discount haha). I was ushered into a room that was both the doctor's office and ...
It was a city wide party. A long party. I had a good time but this is defiantly one of the situations where not drinking puts me at a small disadvantage. I still went out with the crew, we chatted, they drank, looked for the party. If we had seen the parade I'm sure it would have been a hell of a sight.