Tagged: Colombia

Leaving south america behind… 0

Leaving south america behind…

29/07/2009 The day has come to leave Colombia. In a few hours I’ll be boarding the plane that will take me to the United States, to an environment dramatically different to the one I’ve...

The art of feeding! 0

The art of feeding!

25/07/2009 That is the title of the international cuisine festival that took place during one of the weekends in Bogota. (well, freely translated anyway…) ALIMENTARTE In all essence, the best and most renowned restaurants...

Andres carne de res 3

Andres carne de res

23/07/2009 So I finally made it to Bogota and one of the very first things I had arranged was to meet up with a local journalist. We met up and she took me for...

Note-to-self: Next time, stay on the beach! 0

Note-to-self: Next time, stay on the beach!

20/07/2009 The very same moment that I left Cartagena, the countdown also started. Medellin, Bogota and that’s that with Colombia. And in the end, I realised that the best parts were already behind me....

The white beach 1

The white beach

13/07/2009 The following day I set off towards playa blanca, yet another gorgeous caribbean beach. I was told: “You’re better off taking the boat there. It’s too complicated getting there by land.” You can...

What do you mean "Take it all off!"?? 2

What do you mean "Take it all off!"??

10/07/2009 Last stop on the caribbean beaches was Cartagena where, truth be told, I had no idea neither what to expect, nor how long I’d stay. Cartagena is Colombia’s most touristy city. There are...

Tayrona 4

Tayrona

05/07/2009 There are so many screams of happiness and achievement in my head that I don’t know where to start and which images to describe first. I am at the exact stereotype of most...

Festival del porroooooooooo!!! 0

Festival del porroooooooooo!!!

29/06/2009 We arrived in San Pelayo, a tiny little village up north. All year round days pass quietly here. However, for one long weekend per year, thousands of Colombians gather up to sing and...

There’s no rush 0

There’s no rush

26/06/2009 A six hour trip ended up being completed after 3 overnight stays, 2 big parties and almost half the car repaired. After leaving Armenia, we made a “short” stop at the thermal baths...

Couchsurfing National Meeting in Armenia, Colombia 2

Couchsurfing National Meeting in Armenia, Colombia

22/06/2009 One of the primary reasons that I dragged my arse all the way to Colombia for, the couchsurfing nacional meeting of Colombia, just outside the town of Armenia, is finally taking place. The...