Scene from Salento and the beauty of the Valle de Cocora

Salento is a charming little city of about 7000 inhabitants set in the heart of Colombia’s Zona Cafetera, where over 50% of the country’s coffee is produced. It’s a town of colorful buildings that line imperfectly charming little streets, that lead to the main square, or if you go the opposite direction, you’ll end up in the mountains. Other than sipping on a warm cup of Colombian […]

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Day trip to La Piedra del Penol and Guatape

Day trip to La Piedra del Penol and Guatape

For the second day in Medellin, we decided to get out of town with a day trip to La Piedra del Penol and the town of Guatape, based on recommendations from both tripadvisor and people. We took an early bus from Medellín’s Terminal de Norte and settled in for a few hour trip out to La Piedra. Bus cost C$11,500 one way, also I advice you to […]

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Around Medellin and finally finding Pablo

Around Medellin and finally finding Pablo

Medellin is synonymous with the name Pablo Escobar, it’s un-deniable. Pablo Escobar also known as “The King of Cocaine” was a Colombian born drug kingpin, who had a peak net worth of $30 billion dollars during his lifetime. He ran the infamous drug trafficker, smuggler, and racketeer who ran the Medellin Drug Cartel. At its height, the Medellin carel controlled 80% of the world’s cocaine market. He […]

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Photo essay of Cartagena

Cartagena was so far my favourite city, which is promising for the visit of Colombia. A bit more expensive then everywhere else but full of history and colombian charm. To be honest, you feel a bit like being in Cuba (not that I know how it feels like:). Please follow and like us:

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Coco Loco in Playa Blanca

Coco Loco in Playa Blanca

Last confrontation with Caribbean has to happen here and now. So I’m taking my bum to Playa Blanca, the clearest beach around Cartagena. Please follow and like us:

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