Viento Solar is a natural reserve in the Caribbean department of Córdoba in northern Colombia. For decades, it has served the community and offered a peaceful, bountiful, natural space in the jungle that hugs the coast. Secluded and untouched, Viento Solar is a dream destination for those looking for a rustic, traditional experience. NATURAL RESERVE… Continue reading Viento Solar, Córdoba
Santa Cruz de Mompox (2022)
Ever since my first visit in 2014, I knew I had to return to Mompox, the island that time forgot.
I probably have thousands of photos of the Tayrona region in Colombia's northern Caribbean coast but have barely posted any of them. It's on my to-do list, I swear! For now, I wanted to share the latest photos I took in March of 2022 of the wild, tropical territory that expands beyond Tayrona National Park… Continue reading Tayrona 2022
Cartagena de Indias
En febrero de 2022 visité a Cartagena y las Islas del Rosario por primera vez desde el 2015. Recorrí sus calles antiguas, admirando sus fachadas coloridas y sus ventanas cargadas de flores; me quedé en el barrio de Getsemaní y conocí el Mercado de Bazurto donde saboreé un delicioso almuerzo tradicional. Pasé unos días en… Continue reading Cartagena de Indias
The Colombian Curse: A Love Letter to my Country
Being born in Colombia —a violent and lovely land of duality, of rancid poetry, marvellous heartbreak, impossible beauty, and sequestered abundance— is a curse. On the one hand, it’s a magical, fertile, lush kingdom filled with wonders and beauty. From the Amazon Rainforest to the Caribbean Sea, from the Andes mountains to the Pacific Ocean,… Continue reading The Colombian Curse: A Love Letter to my Country
San Andrés, Providencia & Santa Catalina
San Andrés, Providencia & Santa Catalina is a small tropical archipelago located in the Caribbean Sea over 700 km north of Colombia's mainland.
Bahía Concha, Magdalena
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.
Carnaval de Barranquilla 2017
Carnaval in Barranquilla is over-saturated in the most beautiful way, as it's made up of hot sunshine, a cloudless blue dome above, loud costumes, pounding music, and a fascinating array of characters stemming from folkloric stories, traditional dances, popular culture, and the complex history of the region. I was only there for one day this… Continue reading Carnaval de Barranquilla 2017
Photographs of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, from Santa Marta and its beautiful beaches in the north to the islands near Cartagena and popular tourist spot, Tolu further south.
Best of 2015 Travels
As 2015 comes to a close here in Belém, on Brazil's north-east, I sat by the Amazon River to think about the past year and all the amazing places I was lucky enough to visit. I've been so blessed to do what I love and spend it with the people I love this year, so… Continue reading Best of 2015 Travels