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  • Colombia

    Medellin

    Medellin has a reputation that precedes itself among travelers. When you get to a country you invariably start talking to other people about where they’ve been, where they’re going, which places stand out, etc.…

    August 16, 2016
  • Colombia

    Santa Marta – Part II

    Once down the mountain and in the small town of Minca proper, Eyren and I piled into a collectivo (a sort of shared van taxi), and then, in order to make our appointment, grabbed…

    July 27, 2016
  • Colombia

    Minca

    Minca. Ahhhh Minca. When people talk about Minca in Colombia they get a sort of far-off look in their eyes and sigh. It’s difficult to even articulate what’s so special about the tiny town,…

    July 26, 2016
  • Colombia

    Palomino

    Palomino was one of the first places I truly loved in Colombia. Even the drive there was beautiful. It was green, lush and looked a lot more like the Colombia I had pictured in…

    July 26, 2016
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    Deep Cuts Peru

    Space

    Sitting in the Lima airport on the way to Cusco is a bit like sitting outside a gate to Salt Lake City or another ski destination in the U.S. People are decked out in hiking…

    July 5, 2016
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    Colombia

    Taganga

    Taganga was a much smaller version of Santa Marta, but despite it’s slightly grimy appearance and infamous reputation as a druggie community, I liked it. I mean, it was an improvement from Santa Marta,…

    July 5, 2016
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    Colombia

    Santa Marta – Part I

    From Cartagena I took a van transfer to Santa Marta, during which they showed The Revenant. You know, a super chill, easy-to-watch flick for a casual drive…Let me preface the rest of this post…

    June 25, 2016
  • Colombia

    Barichara

    After one too many nights in San Gil I found myself I’m Barichara. A small town that I was (originally) very excited to visit. After being in gems like Ubud, Hoi An, Chefchaouen, Antigua…

    June 24, 2016