A few of my favorite quotes on travel mixed with a few of my favorite travel moments from my first four and a half months on the road… “I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old […]
Cheesedays, a set on Flickr. Comes once every two years because that’s all we can handle.
I stand under the clocktower–respite from a warm evening rain. I try not to look as uncomfortable as I feel, with $500,000 pesos and my passport hiding in my shoulder bag. It’s just after eight, and I’m scanning the plaza for a stout Austrian and his much younger Turkish Girlfriend. In less than 2 days, that stout Austrian–called Fritz–will be my […]
There is something undeniably special about Colombia. Anyone who’s travelled in South America, who’s spent time in Colombia –will agree. It feels like a secret as juicy as the incredible selection of fruits found in an average Colombian market. A secret for the select few who were brave (or adventurous) enough to ignore her bad reputation and tumultuous history and […]
Because of its location on the Colombian Caribbean coast, Santa Marta makes an ideal jumping off point to heaps of interesting spots. Day Trips from Santa Marta (afternoon, morning, or all day) Rodadero: Where is it? Rodadero is a 10 minute (and approx 60 cent) bus ride from Santa Marta’s city center. What is it? I hesitate to call it […]
I’ve officially (barely) survived over 5 weeks in the Santa Marta vicinity–it was a relentlessly hot, beach and sun filled, rum soaked, late nights & early mornings… exhausting, mind numbing, ridiculously fun 5 weeks. I had a sort of love hate relationship with Santa Marta–on one hand she was hot, noisy, persistent, covered in a gritty coat of dust or […]