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B'quilla Take Three

Thirty more days of experiences worth remembering.

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Wander Our World

Lima, Pt. 2

Our last day in Lima turned out sunny! We were all so surprised! We celebrated by spending waaay too much money at Starbucks and watching… 663 more words

South America

Flashback, Three Years

Three years ago today I woke up to quite the surprise–a fine coating of volcanic ash on everything. I lived 30 miles away from Nevado del Ruiz, a volcano in central Colombia which last erupted in 1994. 66 more words

Life

A Step Back in Time; Villa de Leyva

When it comes to quaint, pretty, little colonial towns high up in the mountains, Colombia has plenty! One of these ditzy towns is called Villa de Leyva, and is located in the Boyaca department of Colombia. 669 more words

Adventure

Lake Titicaca

When I arrived at Puno, the town that borders Lake Titicaca and Bolivia, I was keen to skip through to Bolivia and do the Lake on that side instead. 601 more words

The Rubber Boom

The rubber boom ( 1879 to 1912) was an important part of the economic and social history of Brazil and Amazonian regions of neighboring countries, being related to the extraction and commercialization of rubber. 3,247 more words

History

Although the economic progress that almost all South American countries experienced in the past few years cannot be compared to any other period in their history, it seems that this growth is slowing down. 264 more words

Economy