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The finale to our South American Adventure - The Colourful Caribbean Coast


Cartagena is, quite rightly, famed for being Colombia’s most beautiful city. Around 200 cruise ships visit each summer, making it Colombia’s number one tourist destination. 2,682 more words


Suriname - Beautiful Banknotes

Suriname, on the Caribbean Coast of South America, is a land of rivers.

The South, near latitude 1 degree North, borders Brazil and is dominated by highland rainforests. 214 more words


Venezuela - Look Alikes, Hyperinflation and Unconcerned Birds

The banknote on the left was issued in late 2013. The banknote on the right was issued in late 2017.  The denominations, bolivares, are the same. 339 more words

South America

Puerto Cabezas-Managua: The most gruelling bus journey on the planet?

Last week thanks to the support of an AHRC networking grant to develop initiatives around the UN Decade for People of African Descent, scholars and activists from the University of Edinburgh, URACCAN, African Voices of Nicaragua (AVOCENIC) and the Nicaraguan Institute of Culture held a forum in Bilwi (Puerto Cabezas) on the North Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua to debate the challenges facing Afro-descendant Central Americans and to explore the opportunities that the Decade might offer. 2,104 more words


Colonial Cartagena

Hola, amigos! I haven’t updated in a little while. Sorry to all you avid readers. I’ll try to update more regularly from now on but I promise nothing (I’m usually too busy complaining). 680 more words