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The opposite of dancing

The opposite of dancing

Like most people who pass through, I took some dance classes in the Colombian city of Cali (tourist tagline: World Capital of Salsa). They were held at sunset in the attic studio of the pool house at our hostel, orange light flickering through mango leaves to finger the towers of downtown below. (Somehow, I fancied...
Eat this

Eat this

I’m in a shared colectivo taxi stuffed with hands of bananas, sacks of rice, bike panniers and two other passengers, both dozing. Today’s route, which begins with a 2,200m climb up a giant cleft of a valley into ragged highlands, is too much for me, so I’m taking public transport while Will rides. His journey...