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
a We started off our day with another hand delivered breakfast at 8:30. After enjoying our huevo y cafe con leche we showered and got ready for a visit to Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas. a More on the fort from wikipedia: “The Castillo San Felipe de Barajas (San Felipe de Barajas Castle) is … More Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas + Celele + Colette
Our day once again started off later than anticipated BUT Derek had a great point, it is Sunday and we are 3 hours behind 😉 a We wokeup just in time for our breakfast to be delivered to our room at 9:00 AM. Given our room is so tiny we decided to eat outside by … More Our First Full Day in Colombia
a We started off the day a little later than anticipated but we were still up and ready to go by 7:00 Seattle time. It was beautiful waking up feeling like we were surrounded by the ocean. I enjoyed the view while I sipped Starbucks from the swing. Everyone at the hotel that heard we … More Welcome to Colombia!!
a Arriving 2 hours before our flight left, we checked our bags and headed to our gate and stopped for a celebratory drink. (Note that I’m proud that my bag was only 41 lbs….trying to redeem myself for some poor packing choices when we went to Australia). Also celebrating that this will be the first … More Nuestra Aventura en Colombia