I can't believe it is time to write this wrap up! I knew it was coming but now I sit in my hotel lobby counting my final five hours in South America. To be honest I am ready. Where as two weeks ago I couldn't fathom leaving, now I feel complete. For now. The final … Continue reading Vivir mi Vida
After two months on the road I am now a self proclaimed expert on what you need to get the most out of your trip. Of course this will be a general guide but here's a few things I can't do without and some I should have left at home. First up getting out of … Continue reading What’s hot and what’s not!
This week I arrived at my final stop in Colombia. It is hard to believe I have been here for two months. Knowing my time is coming to an end in Colombia has been on my mind of late and has made it challenging to stay present and in the moment. The reality is I … Continue reading Taking a break in Bogota
How to sum up Cartagena? The walled city on the coast is my second last destination here in Colombia and in some ways has been the apex of my adventures here. Arriving solo I quickly made friends with my air bnb host who took me out to see the sights of the walled city. Castillo … Continue reading Coming out in Cartagena
After Minca I headed off the typical tourist map to an Island that is barely known about even by Colombians. I had a lot of recommendations to go San Andreas and some of the more well known spots however my Mum mentioned a friend of her co -worker was running a hostel on an island … Continue reading A hidden gem, Isla Fuerte
After a week of the heat and noise that comes with Santa Marta I decuded to spend a couple of days coolunf off in the mountains of the Sierra Nevadas. Taking a bus I headed up to the town of Minca, now town is possibly an over statement. It's more of a street and a … Continue reading Taking time out in the moutains
Earlier today I sat knowing I "should" write a blog. However I didn't because honestly I didn't want to and let's be real, this is not something I get paid for it is something I enjoy. There is a pressure of pleasing people, before I left so many people said "make sure you update facebook, … Continue reading What brings you joy?
All is well in my final week in Medellin. I can't believe I have been here for almost a month. The previous weekend was a heap of fun with a fruit tour through one of the markets and then on Sunday I watched The World Cup. With Colombia winning it quickly turned into a street … Continue reading What to say?
So as the sun sets on another weekend in Colombia I have arrived home after a day in the beautiful town of Guatapé. After a slightly last minute decision I hopped on a bus this morning and headed up and through the mountains on a two hour journey. Now there are plenty of companies who … Continue reading Crying tears of joy….again.
Well I am in my home city for the next month. Medellin, Colombia. Before I go any further, yes this was the home of Pablo Escobar and where the Netflix show Narcos was set for two seasons. I am not going to dwell upon this much more. I more interested in this city today and … Continue reading Bienvenido a Colombia