El Abrazo de La Serpiente / Embrace of the Serpent

After first hearing about the Colombian film, El abrazo de la serpiente, or Embrace of the Serpent as it’s been titled in English, I was on the lookout for a screening nearby. I saw nearly everything in theaters over Christmas vacation, but the film hadn’t made it to NC (nor NYC or LA) in January. Even after … More El Abrazo de La Serpiente / Embrace of the Serpent

Doin the Rain Dance and Other First Impressions of Bogotá

I’ll start with a few complaints about the weather. While it may sound petty to complain about the weather in a city, hear me out: the extreme drought situation came as a surprise to me, and the conditions are greatly affecting my experience in the city so far. Here’s what’s going on with this weather weirdness: … More Doin the Rain Dance and Other First Impressions of Bogotá