Category Archives: Colombia

Colombia Resources

Colombia Resources

Tell Me About Colombia! Lately I’ve had people asking me to write more about Colombia. Of course, I can’t wait to write more about Colombia. The reason I haven’t been writing much is because I’ve been pretty much hanging out in Medellin for the moment. Really trying to get settled in more than anything now… Continue Reading

The Small Town of Jardin Colombia

The Small Town of Jardin Colombia

Despite choosing to live in Medellín for the moment, the real charm of Colombia is it’s Pueblos (towns).  Guatape is usually recognized as a favorite around here.  While Guatape is wonderful, my favorite so far has been Jardin. Jardin is a relaxing, peaceful town about a three or four hour bus ride from Medellín.  While… Continue Reading

Crackhead with a pocket knife: safety in Medellin

Crackhead with a pocket knife: safety in Medellin

Sunday morning I was taking a walk around Parque Bolivar in the Center of Medellin.  There was a makeshift sermon with a crowd of about 5 people listening to an old man preach from a bible.  Probably a hundred people littered the park just enjoying a beautiful sunday afternoon in the shade. I bought a… Continue Reading

Carolina Cooking in Colombia

Carolina Cooking in Colombia

How I ended up serving pulled pork in Colombia It all started about a month and a half ago.  I had just moved into my apartment in Medellin and invited a couple of friends over for dinner.  Tim, who I’ve written about on several tales, and Vivi, a local chick I hang out with regularly.… Continue Reading

Guatape Colombia: the town and the rock

Guatape Colombia: the town and the rock

Guatape was definitely one of my “must do’s” in Colombia.  Surprisingly, finding quality information in english was a little difficult.  The iconic image of a giant rock rising into the sky is only the beginning of what Guatape has to offer. Reaching Guatape Colombia As mentioned, good information in english was hard to come by.… Continue Reading