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Cabo de la Vela, Colombia: Where to Stay for an Authentic Experience

Having visited Palomino many times, I needed to see some more of Guajira state – so I planned a trip to Cabo de la Vela (the northern part of La Guajira) to see the real spirit of this magical region. To get to Cabo de la Vela, you can take a bus from Palomino or […]

Palomino, Colombia: Where the River Meets the Sea

Traveling around South America? Looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination? La Guajira offers outstanding landscapes and unique culture. A Colombian state, or departamento, La Guajira is located on the northeastern side of this South American country. The Caribbean sea is to the north and the Cesar Department is to the south, it borders Venezuela to the east […]

Colombia: A Bus Trip From Cartagena to the Ecuadorian Border

Colombia is an interesting country with warm and friendly people, beautiful colonial architecture, and a unique energy. Contrary to what is shown in the American media, which blows a small subculture way out of proportion, illegal narcotics are not glorified here. People generally live their lives normally, just like we do in America – and […]

Medellin, Colombia: The Power of Infrastructure

There has been a lot of praise for Medellin in the world of urban planning due to a string of recent public infrastructure projects located within the city’s impoverished barrios (to be fair, the larger world is also gushing at Medellin). Much has already been written about the individual projects that spurred Medellin’s transformation from […]