MY FAMILY SPENT THREE MONTHS in Colombia back in 2014. Friends and family back home in Canada couldn’t understand why we wanted to travel there, especially with our 5-year-old son along. Questions like: “What about kidnappings?” And: “Isn’t Colombia a third world country?” were common. Some people were convinced something bad would happen to us.
Well, we did encounter many surprising things during our visit, but none of them were bad.