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
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
Tomé estas fotos de un grupo de pescadores en la playa de Sisiguaka en Taganga, Magdalena, en octubre de 2018. I took these photos of a group of fishermen at Sisiguaka beach in Taganga, Magdalena, in October 2018. Portraits
I always thought I’d be dead by thirty-five. I don’t know where this fixation came from, what triggered it, or why I believed it, but the imagined certainty that I wouldn’t live to see forty defined my 20s and early 30s in a very real way. My friends in university would tell me to stop… Continue reading Thirty-Five
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
In late 2015, I embarked on a nomadic journey through Brazil that forever changed my life. I wasn’t sure where exactly I would go or for how long— all I knew was I would start in the Amazon, head south to Uruguay, and stop at Iguazu Falls. After eighteen months on the road, I managed… Continue reading My Nomadic Life: Leaving Colombia. Again.
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.