3 Reasons Why You’ll Fall in Love with Cartagena, Colombia

Two weeks in to my three-month stay in Cartagena, the depth of this coastal Caribbean city is already beginning to take shape before my eyes. Upon first look, Cartagena is a collection of colorful streets and balconies dripping with flowers, palenqueras balancing baskets of fruit on their head, horse-drawn carriages controlling the pace of traffic … Continued

Snorkels & Belly Flops in Playa Blanca

Monday morning we decided to trade the crowded, brown beaches of Bocagrande for the white sand and sunshine of the Islas del Rosario and Playa Blanca. It cost 45,000 COP (About $24US per person) to catch an early-morning ‘speed’ boat ride from the Cartagena Harbor to the beautiful stretch of narrow white-sand beaches and crystal-clear … Continued

The Walls of Cartagena

The sun dives down into the Caribbean after a long, hot day at the office. The ocean breeze rolls in and tickles over-cooked tourists right through their sundresses and white linen pants. Horse hooves clap down on the cobblestone as they pull colorful carriages through the narrow streets. The courageous and strong find their way … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: A Peak into Cartagena

Next week we venture into Cartagena, Colombia to checkout the beautiful historicaldistrict and then catch a boat out to Playa Blanca and Islas del Rosario for some snorkeling and an impromptu belly-flop contest with some local kids from Bocachica. Related Post FOTO FRIDAY: Shots for Tots FOTO FRIDAY: The Colombian Countryside FOTO FRIDAY: Botero’s Cavity … Continued

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