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Climate Change Changes Geography of Honduras’ Caribbean Coast

According to IPS, the sea is encroaching very quickly in the coastal area of Balfate, along Honduras’ Caribbean Coast, where natural barriers are disappearing and the sea is advancing many meters inland: 807 more words


Travelling Alone Without a 'Y' Chromosome

In hindsight, spending a week alone at a jungle cabin, accessible only by a dirt trail known to locals as ‘the rape path’, wasn’t a great idea. 491 more words

South America

Off the gringo trail on the beaches of Tolú, Colombia 

As Colombia becomes a safer place to travel, tourists are arriving in ever greater numbers, from cruise ship passengers to gap year backpackers. Consequently, it’s becoming harder to get away from the crowds, but there’s one place just a few hours along the coast from Cartagena that sees comparatively few foreign travellers – Tolú. 480 more words


A perfect Caribbean Coast Adventure: Colombia Calling

White sand beaches, lush green forest, lavish colonial architecture, meandering rivers and parties aplenty. You better believe it… this is Colombia!

So, we had explored its ancient history in the south, sipped our way through the coffee region, explored the city streets, rumbled through the jungle and trotted around the countryside. 1,040 more words


Girls Surf Too...

…Yeah they do. Unless they’re me.

A few weeks before reaching Costa Rica, I’d busted my knee up pretty badly in a ridiculous snorkelling accident off the coast of Ecuador. 475 more words

South America

Cartagena at Christmas

Day 17-21: Cartagena, Colombia

How we arrived:
Yep you guessed it. We went back on the “direct” bus from Santa Marta. To make the journey a little shorter, the driver decided to drive through the city of Barranquilla at rush hour. 561 more words

City Blog

Reasons to Hate Paradise. No. 1: Power Cuts

At the risk of being called a ‘city slicker’ or some other prohibition era insult for people who can’t handle the great outdoors; power cuts in the middle of nowhere are the absolute worst. 382 more words

Caribbean Coast