The Beaches of Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia

On my third day in Cartagena I woke up to bright blue skies so I decided to take a walking tour of the beaches of Cartagena. It ended up being a killer walk. Over 10km in the tropical heat, and I didn’t even go for a swim! I do love traveling alone but one of […]

Street Art of Medellin, Colombia

This post is a collection of pictures I took featuring the street art of Medellin. Medellín is the second biggest city in Colombia and is mostly infamous for its drug cartels and Pablo Escobar which caused many problems in the 70s’, 80’s and early 90’s. There are also the ongoing problems with para-military and rebel […]

Hiking in Parque Cerro El Volador, Medellin, Colombia

I decided to check out the university museum, but it was a Sunday so it was closed, so I went hiking in parque Cerro El Volador instead. Featured Image: SajoR [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons Hiking in Parque Cerro El Volador I didn’t really know what to expect when I went hiking in Parque […]

Jardin Botanico de Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

I went to Jardin Botanico de Medellin on a public holiday Monday, which was also the last day of one of the biggest annual festivals in Medellin, La Feria de Flores. I’m not sure if this means my timing was good or bad. There were definitely more people in the garden than there would have […]