adventure goes where adventure is welcome

18Feb13

I read this funny essay the other day, written by a mother turning forty. She talks about how “poison goes where poison is welcome” and “drama goes where drama is welcome”. It was a good reminder to stay above it all.

With this in mind, because my sister and her kids were so psyched for adventure, I honestly believe that more adventurous experiences came to us. We saw and experienced more because we were open to it. Does that make sense?

Seriously. Chivas kept passing us in the street, loaded-up like a scene from Romancing the Stone. I could not have planned it.

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And my sister was always ready with her camera, grinning from ear to ear.

They were here for six and a half days.

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In addition to the chicken purchasing, we ate street food, hiked and went on a road trip… back to our happy places in the Valle de Cocora and Salento:

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We even got a shake from the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit southwestern Colombia on the 9th of February. We evacuated a coffee shop to gather in the town square. Fortunately, damage was relatively small.

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So there it is – sights, tastes, sounds and a good shake… anyone else want to come down?

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One Response to “adventure goes where adventure is welcome”

  1. 1 Ilse Zandstra

    And love goes where love is welcome. Great pics, especially of the Bar Quindio.


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