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The one about Colombia and cocaine…

Cocaine put Colombia on the World radar. From the mid to late 1970s, exports of the white stuff took off after celebrities in the US and Europe made the drug ‘cool’. The country was first to react to the sudden increase in … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Colombia, lunch in Peru, dinner in Brazil

Six days on a boat munching almost nothing but lukewarm chicken, rice and beans left Sophie and I desperate to tuck into something a little more appetising. Fortunately, our arrival at Tabatinga provided us with the perfect opportunity to reawaken our taste buds. Situated on a … Continue reading

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