But after witnessing Medellin’s transformation into a bustling, vivid, architecturally beautiful, politically safe, infrastructurally sound city- I have to change my mind about urban revitalization. The Medellin, which I had the pleasure of living in for a month, was a long way away from its one-time reputation as Pablo Escobar’s hometown (base of his Medellin Cartel) and the Murder Capital of the World.Read More
There, the winter air is so cold and dry that it burns your nasal pipes and air sneaks in through your heavy-socked winter boots giving you frostbite on your toes. Never mind the sheets of ice all over, so that you actually have to slide rather than walk, if you care to remain upright.Read More
The ones who can devour us in 2 bites if given half the chance.Read More
I suspect that my son (who was 2 at the time) contracted this scratchy, burning, itchy, bumpy, crazy mind-bender of a disease, when we had gone to an indoor-playgroundRead More
However, I still wouldn’t live in a small townRead More
Not spotting a washroom for miles, I did what any resourceful mama would do and improvise. And improvise fast before the poop leaked out of his diaper.