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
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Postcards from Colombia
The Heart of the World: Minca Jungle
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 Heart of the World: Minca Sunsets
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
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.
Iguazú Falls, Argentina
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.
To me, São Paulo will always be the perfect mix between Bogotá and New York, with an added Brazilian flair for flavour.
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
Camino a La Mina
La Mina, Antioquia, Colombia. Travel Galleries | Blog