Cartagena

This post is for mum (Emma writing here) as I know she would appreciate the beautiful pictures of this city. Based in the northern Caribbean region of Colombia. We spent two and a half fantastic days here solely just walking around the beautiful city exploring it’s sites and food. A walking tour was a great…

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Finding the Lost City

After 6 days of being (sunburnt) lounge lizards it was time to get serious and finally use the walking boots we’d begrudgingly packed.  The first task was to pack everything we would need for 4 days trekking in the jungle into a day sack. Very small day sacks. After trying multiple pant/t-shirt/short combinations we were…

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Being hippies in Minca

Minca is a delicious village up in the mountains north if Santa Marta on the coast. Reason for going? Super chilled, great views across the valley and of course some pretty waterfalls 😊 Check out Duni cafe. Gorgeous hostel up in the mountains alongside the village – Casa Loma. A must if you’re ever visiting!…

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Tayrona National Park

So we heard about this national park on the Carribean coast of Colombia but hadn’t put much thought into visiting. However after numerous persuasions, and being shown some beautiful pictures, we were persuaded! There’s a lot of chinese whispers about this place around how to enter, how much it is and what to do. So…

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A week in El Rio

Simon is the the writer in the team, I how ever just like pretty pictures. So here are a few pretty pictures from the hostel based in the jungle just off the village of Burritaca on the Caribbean coast. We weren’t quite prepared for all the bugs that we encountered however the snakes and hummingbirds…

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31ish hours in Bogotá

00.00 – Touchdown! Our watches said 10.00 but it was 03.50 when we touched down in a hazy Bogotá, the sun already trying to burn through. The impressive choice of games (Siy went for Angry Birds while Emma racked up a high score on Pac Man) and an awesome choice of films made for an…

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