When Good Triumphs Over Evil

Mural

Today I finally get to know Medellin. I’m taking a walking tour of Comuna 13, notorious in Medellin’s recent history and the center of the Medellin Drug Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar. I walk down to the meeting point at the Poblado Metro Station via Carrera 43A, a main boulevard here in Medellin. Opened in […]

Cuban Culture – Music, Art and Tobacco

Tobacco

The following is a condensed commentary of the rest of the week in Cuba. Please don’t get the impression that you can do all of this in one day because, well, that’s just silly talk. We spend our first full day in Havana exploring some of the streets with a local architect. Yup, many jobs, […]

Street Walking and Fire Walking

Today is volunteering day! If you’re a regular Virtual Travel Buddy, you know that Drop Me Anywhere is also a philanthropic endeavor. Wherever I travel to, I find an organization or project with which to volunteer a day, or part of a day, and then I tell you about them. I let you know what […]

Limerick is a Drag (or A Walk in a Whole Different Park)

Limerick Drag

With no buses, planes or trains to catch this morning I take advantage of the time and sleep in. I sleep a little longer than planned (thank goodness for earplugs, a traveler’s friend) and forgo a leisurely breakfast in lieu of a visit to the Hunt Museum. I pick up a coffee and panini (it’s […]