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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

¡Vamos a Mexico!

I’ve been extremely lazy with writing this post. I’ve put it off because honestly, I didn’t feel like I had the correct words that would ensure I truly do this post justice. 1,390 more words

Exploring Colombia's wild wild east

I feel so uncomfortable here, I could cry.

These are the words with which my journal entry on day 15 of my trip begins. I wrote it after I had just spent seven hours on three different buses and in the back of a jeep driving through the desert in Colombia’s wild wild east only to find myself in one of the sketchiest places I have ever been – Cabo de la Vela. 1,605 more words


Living la Pura Vida in Puerto Viejo

What a place! Puerto Viejo is on the Southern Caribbean side of Costa Rica, close to the border with Panama. Because of the strong Caribbean influences from surrounding islands, Puerto Viejo takes on a super chilled environment with a great surf scene and reggaeton party atmosphere at night. 910 more words

Caribbean Coast

Santa Marta: The (Unpolished) Jewel of the Caribbean

So, everyone knows that Cartagena is beautiful. The old city is gorgeous. There is cool street art, great food, and a bazillion tourists milling around taking photos of colourful colonial houses dripping in climbing flowers for good reason. 303 more words


The way we remember

On my facebook feed today, a friend I met travelling was reflecting on her trip. She had been back home a while but had only just felt able to go through her photos and post a selection. 578 more words


Columbian Music? It's all full of accordions!

Santa Marta is a large town in the north of Colombia. I arrived there just over a week into my trip and was dazed by the extreme heat, noise and pollution. 1,223 more words