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Three Nights in Cartagena, Colombia

Whenever I travel, I try to visit a place with low expectations. However, so many people have said so many wonderful things about Cartagena I was unable to go into it without expectations.  674 more words



We spent the last three days of our trip to Colombia on isla Barú at a magical little place called Playa Manglares. Only an hour’s drive from the city of Cartagena but worlds apart. 236 more words


November 12th - 15th - Cartagena, Colombia and the best day!

On the best day in the world we arrived in the beautiful city of Cartagena, in Colombia. It was the best day because it was my birthday. 1,270 more words


I'm On a Boat!

This post is actually not about a hostel, it’s about a boat. A sailboat called the Amande, captained by the Argentine Victor, accompanied by his trusty first mate, the French Sophie. 1,450 more words

A Tour to El Totumo Mud Volcano near Cartagena

‘Bizarre’, ‘ludicrous’, ‘delightfully awkward’, ‘farcical’ and ‘ridiculous’ are just some of the words that have been used to describe the experience of visiting Colombia’s acclaimed… 1,443 more words


Adventures in Aguardiente: How to Make Friends When Traveling Alone

Whenever I plan my travels, for some reason South and Central America always seem to elude my thoughts. Maybe it’s because they’re so close to the good ol’ U.S of A, that I have a tendency to neglect them since I feel like I can go anytime.   2,165 more words


Columbian Mangroves In A Dugout Canoe

I’ve just got back from an amazing trip to South America. Thanks to a wonderful collection of local guides, all our plans went without a hitch (with the exception of Rich’s camera getting stolen just five days in, but we won’t dwell on that). 583 more words