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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

Medellin to Barranquilla Colombia- Return(Dom)

Medellin to Barranquilla Colombia- Return(Dom)

Early Morning Flight From Medellin to Barranquilla. To start the morning off I let the gate keeper to my apartment complex persuade me to take a taxi to the San Diego Centro Commercial where I was to catch the bus to the airport. Even though I had plenty of time before my flight, he was… 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