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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


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


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


Christmas in Cartagena 2016

Cartagena, Colombia
Day 17-21 of our South America trip (read from day 1)

How we arrived:
Yep you guessed it. We went back on the “direct” bus from Santa Marta. 627 more words

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First taste of Colombia in Santa Marta, Minca and Tayrona National Park

Santa Marta, Colombia
Day 13-17 of our South America trip (Read from the start!)

How we arrived:
After the boat trip, we had to spend one night in a hostel called… 535 more words

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