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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — It’s Colombia, not Columbia

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — It’s Colombia, not Columbia

A funny thing happens when I travel with Classical Pursuits: I fall in love. OK, It may be more philia than eros, but a deep and enduring affection develops for the country I am visiting. It happened in Egypt, in India, in Vietnam and Cambodia. I leave home with great […]

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ANN’S MUSINGS – My secret life as a …

ANN’S MUSINGS – My secret life as a …

professional urban planner was short-lived but left an indelible mark on me. From my late teens, I wanted to be an architect but was roundly discouraged during my initial drawing class as an undergraduate. Not because I could not draw, but because, I was told, there would be no future […]

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GUEST BLOG – Travelling with Books

GUEST BLOG – Travelling with Books

I think we read and we travel for many of the same reasons. We like to visit new places and experience new things. Books are a kind of travel by imagination. Although I’ve travelled a fair bit, and I’ve read quite a lot, I’d never combined the two until I […]

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GUEST BLOG — Realism With a Dash of Magic in Colombia by Mark Cwik

GUEST BLOG — Realism With a Dash of Magic in Colombia by Mark Cwik

A couple of years ago, a friend in Bogota told me a joke that he says Colombians tell on themselves. It runs something like this: “When God was creating the world, He was especially generous when it came to Colombia. He gave it the lush Amazon, the spectacular Andes, the […]

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