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Sacred Soap

When we went looking for the dermatologist’s office so Kat would know where to go the next morning for her appointment, we decided to check out what types of stores … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Capoeira Roda de Rua

On May 1st (labor day in Venezuela) my Capoeira group organized a Roda de Rua — basically a street demonstration of all the fighting, dancing and music that comes with … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gringo, Respeta!

I am quite respectful, thank you. Thanks, Innes, for taking me to ride on the Cota Mil and snapping this photo this past weekend.

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

Mini Miss Venezuela

Often on Saturdays we have sushi for lunch. Most recently we went to Shoga on the 5th floor of Tolón Mall. On the outside patio area of the food court … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sports Pants, For All Your Sporting Needs

One of my favorite Permaculture design principles is the one that suggests designing for single elements that fulfill multiple functions. I applaud the designers of these particular track pants. Because they aren’t … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment


Forget five times fast. Try saying it once, slowly. If I were a doctor, this might be my specialization of choice.

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

La Grúa

Getting towed in Caracas is not the same as getting towed in Seattle. (Though it’s a true statement, I’m not really going to begin again like that.) So then, since my first interaction … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a 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

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