Tag Archives: Safety

Crackhead with a pocket knife: safety in Medellin

Crackhead with a pocket knife: safety in Medellin

Sunday morning I was taking a walk around Parque Bolivar in the Center of Medellin.  There was a makeshift sermon with a crowd of about 5 people listening to an old man preach from a bible.  Probably a hundred people littered the park just enjoying a beautiful sunday afternoon in the shade. I bought a… Continue Reading

How Safe is Jaco, Costa Rica?

How Safe is Jaco, Costa Rica?

So How safe is Jaco, Costa Rica? The answer may depend on you. I feel the need to address the safety in Jaco mainly because I met a lot of people who told me how dangerous it was before I got there.  I was given account after account of how dangerous Jaco was by people… Continue Reading

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo was absolutely beautiful and had enough diversity and worthwhile tourist destinations to keep me extremely busy.  This was apparently one of Christopher Columbus’s favorite locations and it is possibly where his remains lie today.  There is just a ton of history that I would love to tell you about, but I lost my… Continue Reading

Arrival in Santo Domingo, DR

My arrival in Santo Domingo was a pleasant one.  Santo Doming is the capitol of the Dominican Republic and is located on the countries southern coast.  My first stop after getting off the plane was the currency exchange where I exchanged a couple hundred dollars for the Dominican Peso at around the 40:1 exchange rate.… Continue Reading