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Sunday Adventure: Jardín Ecológico de la Concha Acústico

I wish I could say that Sunday Adventures will be a recurring theme on Fino Cambur, but that would be too much pressure. The best adventures can’t be scheduled anyway. Yesterday … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Orinoco Delta — Carnaval 2015

Whereas last year we went to Puerto Rico for Carnaval, this year we, as well as the majority of the faculty, stayed in Venezuela. It’s just so pricey to get … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Getting Pulled Over

Getting pulled over by the cops in Caracas is not the same as it is in Seattle. You’ll never guess what happens to this unsuspecting 33 year-old white guy….OR…At 1:42 … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · 5 Comments

Leaving on a Prayer

This post deserves some background music. So, click play below, adjust the sound to 1/4 full volume, close your eyes, and count to twenty to set the mood. Then open your eyes … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Climbing Roraima for Semana Santa

Roraima is on a whole bunch of “must see before you die” lists. I’ve never been suckered into feeling like my current life adventure is inadequate by reading those lists and … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Introducing Ice Box Baby

Loyal Fino Cambur readers: Kat and I have embarked on a journey of untold dimensions. If the impulse purchase of a USB mini-fridge were a bacterium on my face, the new blog … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

AASSA Conference, Sao Paulo: 4 Days of Smart Decisions

A couple weeks ago eight teachers and I were sent to represent ECA at the annual conference for AASSA (Association of American Schools in South America). I gave the same presentation … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Smoother Tomorrow

Whereas the first day of our Chilean vacation left us slightly beat-down, the second day lifted us up. We drove into Santiago and parked so we could get around town … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Adventurous Precedent

It now costs $160 to enter Chile as a US citizen. Reciprocity fee. If you think about it, that’s really just like a two-day pass to Disneyland, but it’s valid … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

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