After my previous visits, an early winter spent in Paris, the Alps, and Provence offered a completely different experience in France.
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the tallest seaside mountain range in the world, hugs Colombia’s Caribbean coast, bringing the ocean, the jungle, and mountain-top glaciers together in dramatic landscapes stitched together by crystal-clear rivers. I’ve been very lucky to spend a lot of time in 7 Piedras, which is located at over 1,000 masl perched… Continue reading The Heart of the World: Minca Jungle
The diversity in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta creates some of the most spectacular sunsets I've ever seen, the vantage point from the ridge of the mountain offering a unique view of the sun setting behind the Caribbean Sea.
San Andrés, Providencia & Santa Catalina is a small tropical archipelago located in the Caribbean Sea over 700 km north of Colombia's mainland.
Located near the city of Santa Marta in Colombia's northern Caribbean coast, Bahía Concha, which literally means Seashell Bay, is part of the Tayrona National Natural Park.
Iguazú Falls, located on the border of Argentina and Brazil, is the largest waterfall on the planet, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, and one of my favourite places on Earth.
The imposing Providence Canyon in the US state of Georgia was formed, in part, by poor farming practises by European settlers in the 1800s which lead to erosion of the natural gullies that already existed.
Every time I visit Florida, I discover new places like Weeki Wachee Spring State Park, and return to the places I've known since my childhood on the Gulf Coast, like St Petersburg and the always beautiful Fort de Soto County Park.
We rented kayaks and paddled among lush vegetation and wildlife down the 4.5 km stretch of crystal-clear spring water which bubbles from subterraneous caverns and flows out into the Gulf of Mexico.
I had the chance to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for the peak of the autumn foliage in 2020.