Travel. Colombia. N South America.

Hope and Despair in the Colombian Hills

What I learned from visiting Ciudad Bolivar, known as one of the most dangerous neighbourhoods in the world.

“Bogota, Colombia” by szeke is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Adolfo was only fourteen when I met him. Yet, at his short age, he had already been through the ranks of one of the deadliest gangs…




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Living fully and writing, retelling the story that’s already written as it unfolds in front of my eyes.

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