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The Greatness of Hidden Gems

The very essence of travel is the discovery and exploration of new places, experiencing new things and meeting new people. Some choose the beaten path, the most popular hostels and follow the “top tourist attractions” lists, while others opt for remote locations, gor-tex sleeping bags and Bear Grylls travel tips. No matter what your means of exploration, from weekend pub …

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The Caribbean Coast of Colombia

From the Northern Bus Terminal in Medellin to the Central Bus Station in Santa Marta on the Caribbean coast of Colombia it takes just over 18 hours by bus. From the doorstep of our hotel room to the first step into the cold caribbean sea it takes exactly 6 minutes.  It takes just over 5 more minutes of watching fisherman …

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Day Trip to Guatapé & La Piedra

The two hour bus ride to Gautape was undeniably uncomfortable. The bus swayed as the aggressive driver swerved motos and taxis as he traversed his way up the mountains and out of site from Medellin. The guy sitting next to me undoubtably smelled like old tobacco and fresh wet dog. In exchange for his odor he decided to act as …

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FOTO FRIDAY: Dogs Day Afternoon

After snapping this little piece of eye candy I crossed the street to keep walking around Envigado and that son of a bitch little dog jumped up and started barking like I was gunna bum-rush the door. He must not of wanted his photos uploaded to facebook… fair enough. The old lady on the other hand was sweet as peaches!