Misconception

I’m writing this is in the airport during our layover from Bogota, Colombia to Santiago, Chile. Six weeks ago we were wandering off the plane dazed and confused into what initially seemed like an overwhelming situation. Ask us today and its a completely...

Up to the challenge

We did it! We just completed the 4 day hike to La Ciudad Perdida, The Lost City, in Colombia’s Amazon jungle. Our original plan was to hike Machu Picchu but once again my delay in planning led to all of the spots being booked for the entire season (I’m...

Amigos!

I can hardly believe that we have been down here one month already! "Time flies" seems incredibly apt right now. We have been in Cartagena (with the exception of a quick break in Rincon Del Mar) for four weeks. Cartagena as you may have gathered from our...

Tradition

This week is Semana Santa, the Holy Week that is celebrated by Spanish cultures around the world. My sister, who has traveled extensively in Spain, mentioned weeks ago what an important holiday it was in Spanish cultures and that she was excited to learn how they...

What If?

There was a 5 day period in the middle of our stay in Cartagena when the apartment was booked (I totally dragged my feet on the reservation – whoops!). We figured we would just use the time to explore someplace nearby that we would otherwise have not seen. The...

Por que no?

We have been in the Getsmani district of Cartagena, Colombia for a week now! This week has consisted of lots of wandering and exploring. Retracing our path to figure out this crooked maze of streets, figuring out the cheapest place for breakfast and the best place for...