Tag Archive: Writing

When Good Triumphs Over Evil

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… Continue reading

It’s a Gamble

Following my Minca jungle adventures, I take an early-morning cab-ride to the Santa Marta airport from where I have a 9:00 am flight to Bogota for a quick connection on to Medellin. After… Continue reading

Chasing Waterfalls

There’s nothing like relaxing in the jungle and today is proof of that. I came down with a cold last night and, between that and the really hard beds of Colombia, sleep was… Continue reading

Minca – A Gem in the Jungle

After a long day of traveling to Minca, Colombia, I tear myself away from the spectacular view from the terrace of my hotel while I’m shown to my basic twin bed room (though… Continue reading

Moving to Minca

It’s my last day in Cartagena, a city I’ve come to love. The people are friendly, the food is good, and just walking around the streets is entertaining. The only problem is the… Continue reading

The Bizarre Bazurto

I’m excited about today’s plan of a more local experience as I’ve found Cartagena’s concentration on tourists overwhelming. Each time I ask a local what I should do and where I should go… Continue reading

Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition

Are you awake yet? Yeh, me neither. I didn’t sleep well for an unexpected reason. I was freezing. Luis got the air conditioning working in my room so well that, save for turning… Continue reading

Back in the Saddle

Here we go! Back on the road again. It’s 11:00am I’m sitting here at the Fort Lauderdale airport feeling as if it might as well be 6:30am. My body seems to be conditioned,… Continue reading

In Search of the Perfect Cup of Joe

The voting is now closed and we actually have a winner. We knew I’d be heading south but the question was; where? Well, we now know. It was our closest vote yet but,… Continue reading

Going South – VOTE

VOTING IS NOW CLOSED! Please click here to find out where you decided to drop me. Are you questioning your vote in the last election? Do you feel as if the country is… Continue reading