Mocoa, Colombia: A taste of the Amazon

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Hot, dry wind blew through the our collectivo’s windows and onto our tired, red faces en route to Nieva.  We were shoulder-to-shoulder in a van jam packed with Colombians, weaving through traffic in only ways cheap taxi drivers can replicate under chaotic conditions, watching tired, crumbly buildings scroll past. Elissa was trying to find herself in the best position to catch the breeze by hanging her head near the open window when her hat blew off of her head and onto the road.  We were stuck in the back of the van watching the hat slowly get smaller and smaller as we pulled away.  We motioned to the driver to stop and were happy to look back and see that a pedestrian behind us saw what had happened and walked into traffic to get the hat.  We then watched in disbelief as he examined at the hat, tucked it under…

Lihat pos aslinya 2.442 kata lagi

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