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They make probably a good person to make about 15 a day andnot very much.
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… but there are really happy people and that's just something that I learned while Iserving there is that you don't have to be …
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… theyeither perform for you.
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Whenstopped at a stoplight it's,
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… and then someone will come out into the middle of the crosswalk andstart juggling chainsaws or fire,
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… and some I guess some liquids and fluid andspray your windshield and they'll start washing it off and then they'll,
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Columbia is known for having flowers and Isay a lot of the flowers that you buy in your local grocery store are from Columbia,
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So alsosee people selling flowers on the streets,
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So I found that was really interesting and really entertaining as well, because theyhave a lot of super talented people.
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And you stopped at a stoplight andsee people jumping on each other's shoulders and you'll.
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See someone another interesting thing is that yousee someone just frozen on the street,
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… and if you drop a coin into the little box out in front of it, then theydo some kind of animation, or some kind of fun thing.
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And so I thought that was interesting that peopleliterally do anything to be able to provide for their families there.
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That kind of surprised me was that when you are in a car and youclosing the car door, you need to make sure you close it.
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But in Colombia, if you close the door, harder than you know closing it softly those peopleget at you for it.
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get yelled at saying, like, what are you and trying to break my car?
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… which is by donato and,
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… but they will just blast this music from the streets whereverat and,
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People and yougo there and it's funny because people are asking all the time.
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Yeah, we dance a little bit, and theysay, cool, great, but it was nothing like how they danced.
Baldman is from/lives in Colombia and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2020-09-30. Baldman last logged in on 2022-10-06, and has shared 2 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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