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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

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

Life Under A Bridge: Medellin Colombia

Life Under A Bridge: Medellin Colombia

It’s only fitting that I start off my posts on a city as unique as Medellin Colombia with a truly unique topic.  Only steps away from the entrance to my apartment complex is a massive intersection with a series of bridges.  Hidden under these bridges is a virtual community of shopping and dining establishments. Under… Continue Reading

Irazu Volcano trip: San Jose, Costa Rica

Irazu Volcano trip: San Jose, Costa Rica

I had made plans to catch the tour shuttle to the Irazu Volcano with a local gal.  The shuttle left at 9 AM.  At ten she still hadn’t arrived at my hotel and I was getting antsy.  I figured she had blown me off but she wasn’t two hours late yet, my standard assumption of… Continue Reading