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“Colombia?! Why in the hell Colombia?”

This photo came from "cocaine.org," no lie.

I’ve been getting this question a lot lately. In case you didn’t know, from Aug. 11-27, Amanda and I will be traveling to and around Colombia for a vacation/graduation trip (gotta squeeze all we can out of that achievement before joining the real world, y’know?).

So naturally I’ve been spending a lot of my time explaining to well-meaning, concerned friends, relatives and the like. But I’ll be the first to tell you that I can get my thoughts across in writing much better than with my voice. Hence this blog post explaining why the hell we’d decide to go to a country known by most Americans for cocaine, cocaine-related murders and as “that country where Johnny Depp buys all that cocaine in ‘Blow.'”

Yes. That’s where I’m going. But it’s not 1988 anymore.

So to all my concerned friends/relatives/whomever, here’s why you should be more than excited for our trip while, naturally, still keeping a healthy dose of concern for our well-being:

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