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Barranquilla Carnival: 09 Feb 2013

Barranquilla Carnival: 09 Feb 2013

Reminder/Update: The Barranquilla Carnival is coming up soon!  If you were planning to attend this year, you’d better get on in. Welcome to the Barranquilla Carnival The party in Barranquilla started before I ever left the airport.  Shots, beers, and souvenirs were handed out by pretty ladies at every point on the way out the… 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

Banos, Ecuador; my favorite stop

Banos, Ecuador; my favorite stop

Reaching Banos Ecuador Needless to say, I was a bit worn out after my speed trip through Guayaquil.  I was really looking forward to these rumored natural hot springs and breathtaking views.  But my trip to Banos was not off to the cleanest start.  About two hours into my trip, I was posting to my… Continue Reading

Visiting Atacames Ecuador, A Much Needed Break

Visiting Atacames Ecuador, A Much Needed Break

Arriving in Atacames Ecuador After the week I’d had going through Quito, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, and Esmeraldas, arriving in Atacames Ecuador was a much needed breather.  Atacames is a peaceful beach town with friendly people that seem to outnumber the bars by about three. I arrived in Atacames after getting lost and confused… 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