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Baribú Geraga ‘Gustavo’ Mejia Makuna

Baribú Geraga ‘Gustavo’ Mejia Makuna

by Roberta Staley

After years spent travelling to some of the more grim areas of the world without getting sick, the Patron Saint of Safe Travel, Saint Christopher, seemingly abandoned me. Here I was in a little hotel in Bogotá in Colombia, puking my guts out for the fourth day in a row. Read the rest of this entry

Santuario de Monserrate cathedral priest

Santuario de Monserrate cathedral priest

by Roberta Staley

There’s nothing like a good tear-gassing to create camaraderie among people who, just moments before, were polite strangers. Mopping streaming eyes and hacking up caustic fumes is a shared experience that forges the unbreakable bonds of friendship. Read the rest of this entry