Tag Archives: Pueblos/Towns

Colombia Travel Tips

Colombia Travel Tips

I often receive questions here on my blog about traveling Colombia.  I do my best to answer any questions I get and that’s usually the last I hear from them.  But recently an old Army buddy of mine reached out to tell me he’ll be in Colombia soon.  Although he is Colombian, he hasn’t been… Continue Reading

Santa Elena: Feria de las Flores

Santa Elena: Feria de las Flores

Santa Elena During Feria de Las Flores While there was certainly plenty of stuff going on in Medellin during Feria de las Flores, we decided to get out of town for a couple of days and check out the rural activities.  Santa Elena is one of the places where the beautiful flower art is created.… 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

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

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