The day started later than any day over the past week and a half, with a 7:45 am wake up! In our defense, we didn’t get in until 11:00 pm last night and our dinner, Pizza Hut Supreme (once again in our defense, the only thing open) did not come until 11:45 pm. I ended … More Driving to Key West: Bucket List Item Checked!
We decided given the last, almost two weeks, have been travel, tours and basically nonstop, that we should not book a tour for our second full day in Tyrona and just relax….which we did! We did however learn some important lessons over these days… Lesson 1: Always bring a book! I didn’t want to blog … More Three Days of Mostly Relaxing + Lessons Learned
We started off our day very sluggish, as our night over the ocean did not bring us much sleep. There was very little breeze, we were both congested, thinking we have an allergy to something in the jungle, and the ocean was so loud and crashing that it actually made it difficult to sleep. I … More Santuario de fauna y flora los flamencos + Los Camarones + Waterfall + Nueve Amigos
“Tayrona is probably Colombia’s most famous national park, filled with idyllic beaches that are nestled between the area’s glorious Caribbean coastline and its most mysterious jungles. The park is incredibly diverse. It has something like 300 different species of birds and more than 100 animal species and a variety of climates, because it rises from … More Tayrona aka Paradise
Best sleep so far last night since arriving in Medellin!! Must have been the two long days catching up to us. We had a 7:30 pick up for our half-day coffee plantation tour to learn everything about coffee! This will be our 4th tour here in Medellin and it’s also our 4th tour company, so … More Cafe Plantation + Seahawks con Siesta + Dinner
It felt amazing to sink into bed last night after a very long day. Another asi asi night of sleep and we were up at 6:00 am for our early morning pick up at Parque El Poblado, about a 7 minute walk. It felt great to feel dry, dressed and prepared for the day with … More Viva Guatape with Viaja Medellin
This post has taken me awhile to write and put my experience into words, as it was such an emotional day learning about the history of Medellín. I have started and stopped probably 10 times over the last 11 months. But here I am, at the end of October, finding myself with no more excuses. … More Exploring Medellín
We made it painlessly to Medellin! We were a little concerned as there were nation wide strikes today and a protest was happening outside our hotel (and 3 cruise ships showed up) given the uncertainty we left for the airport at 10:30 (2 1/2 hours before our flight left). I made a rookie mistake and … More Welcome to Medellin!!
Last night’s eco tour to see the bioluminescent lagoon was indescribable!! But I will try (and pull pictures from others swimming in bioluminescent lagoons)…we started by walking to the lagoon, just Derek and I with our guide, Jeffery. The resort’s employees for eco tours and excursions do not speak anything other than espanol for a … More Last Night + Island Exploring + Snorkeling + Return to Cartegena
No one else I’d rather be on an island with! We needed to be at the Santa Cruz Marine Dock by no later then 8:30 for the only transfer that day. With an alarm at 6:45 I was tired!! Probably should have skipped the nightcap….but we only have sun and rest in front of us … More Isla Grande Rosario Islands