Pueblito Paisa: Medellin Colombia

Pueblito Paisa: Medellin Colombia

What is Pueblito Paisa? If you’re unfamiliar with the region the term Pueblito Paisa may be confusing.  A pueblito is simply a small town.  Paisa is a term used to describe the people of this particular region in Colombia.  It’s very similar to our use of “Yanks” to describe northerners, only they actually take pride… Continue Reading

Diving Debacle in Bocas Del Toro Panama

Diving Debacle in Bocas Del Toro Panama

Background on my Bocas Del Toro Trip I’ve tried several times to write about my Scuba Diving classes in Bocas Del Toro.  To be honest, the reason I haven’t shared it yet is because even now, about six months later, it still pisses me off a bit.  But it’s a story worth telling and I… Continue Reading

The Chino’s in Medellin Colombia

The Chino’s in Medellin Colombia

There is no China Town in Medellin Colombia But that hasn’t stopped me from looking for Chinese.  Apparently others are looking for Chinos too.  Like this kid. Tim and I were were taking a stroll of the stadium are and found a shop selling jogging pants.  I happened to want jogging pants and decided to… Continue Reading

Barranquilla Carnival 11 Feb 13

Barranquilla Carnival 11 Feb 13

My third day at the Barranquilla Carnival On my third day at the Barranquilla Carnival, I wanted to do something different. Unfortunately, the hotel staff didn’t recommend that.  I looked over the calendar of events and went to the receptionist.  There were events at noon, 1 PM, and another parade at 2 PM.  The receptionist… Continue Reading

Barranquilla Colombia 10 Feb 13

Barranquilla Colombia 10 Feb 13

My Second Day In Barranquilla Colombia My second day in Barranquilla Colombia started off with a rather disappointing breakfast at the hotel.  One scrambled egg with what seemed to be ketchup on it.  The restaurant was a bit crowded so I was seated in a small room next to the kitchen.  Before my food arrived,… Continue Reading