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Reasons to Hate Paradise. No. 1: Giant Ants

I spent the last three days marvelling at your teamwork and wondering why the leaves nearest you weren’t good enough, but respected your lifestyle choices anyway. 521 more words

Caribbean Coast

Colourful Cartagena

As we walked through Cartagena’s evening rush hour from the bus station to our hostel it seemed like any other noisy, busy Latin American city …. 550 more words


Cartagena's Mud Volcano

The Volcan de Lodo El Totumo or Mud Volcano a few hours from Cartagena is one of the most popular day trips from the city. According to local lore, the volcano used to spew lava & ash, but it was turned into mud by a local priest who sprinkled holy water into it.  552 more words


"sunrise, sunrise..."

“…feels like morning in your eyes.”

Sunrise. My favorite time of the day. When the world is asleep but the earth is beginning to wake. The soft air encases me completely. 105 more words



Cahuita – a small town on the Caribbean coast. Home to Cahuita National Park, reggae music, bright colors, palm trees, black sand beaches and the coldest beer I have ever had. 247 more words

Costa Rica

Colombians narrowly reject FARC peace deal in surprising referendum upset

With a narrow majority, Colombian voters have rejected a peace deal between the government and Marxist FARC rebels in a surprising upset. Colombia’s president has said a ceasefire agreement will remain in effect. 737 more words

Hola from the San Blas Islands!

You are lucky you are even reading this blog as we nearly died the first night of our yacht trip from Cartagena, Colombia to the San Blas islands off the coast of Panama. 463 more words