Salsa en Cali

Salsa en Cali

17 april 2019 – Cali, colombia SALSA en CALI It is a hot and sultry night in tropical Cali. I lower myself into the front site of a small yellow korean-made taxi and greet the driver with a firm ‘buenas nochas’. He grumbles a non-descript response. Meanwhile...
Donde es mi Pasaporte?

Donde es mi Pasaporte?

13 april 2019 – Bogota, colombia donde es my pasaporte? “Pasaporte” zegt de besnorde man achter de balie van Flota Valle De Tenza op vriendelijke toon. Hij heeft een gebruind gelaat, grijze stoppels, een grijze sweater en iets overgewicht. Geoefend open ik het...
Colombian adventure

Colombian adventure

26 march 2019 – Leiden, the netherlands a colombian adventure I’m excited: my last trip was nearly a year ago but in a couple of weeks I’ll be off again! My plan is to visit Colombia for nearly three weeks and then sail to Panama to fly back from...
Archbishops and Alcohol

Archbishops and Alcohol

24 march 2013 – accra, ghana Archbishops and Alcohol My first morning in Accra and I felt full of energy! I watched the crowds from the bustling sidewalk along Darkuman Road when a 12 seat-minivan halted in front of me. I had no idea where it would go but it was...
Beschermengelen

Beschermengelen

31 MARCH 2013 – cape coast, Ghana Beschermengelen “Wow, you really are a good dancer!” zwijmelt Missaye in mijn oren terwijl ze haar armen om mijn middel heenlegt. We stonden midden in een swingende, zwetende groep Ghanezen die dansend de tweede paasdag vierden....
Hot Pot Panic

Hot Pot Panic

2o MAY 2018 – SHANGRI-LA, CHINA Hot pot panic Slight panic was visible in the eyes of the waitresses as I entered the restaurant well past dinner time. The restaurant was nearly empty, just one group of expensively dressed Chinese men was still there. Both...
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