18 Jun10 Dreams of Cartagena

Posted in Activity, Culture, Dance, Food, Landmarks, Nightlife from Cartagena, Colombia by Calina

Dan and I have been back in Canada for just over two weeks. Being back has been a hefty adjustment. We’ve gone from being within kissing distance to being divided by a 1 and a half hour commute. We’ve gone from being as free as birds to being saddled with jobs, parental rules and societal […] (Read More)

01 Jun10 Eternal Spring in Medellín

Posted in Activity, Art, Culture, Food, Landmarks, Nature from Medellín, Colombia by

The city of Medellín (Meh-deh-jeene) is known as the city of eternal spring, an occasionally misunderstood expression that has led more than one tourist to ask where this “unrelenting fountain” is located. Of course, the slogan actually refers to the consistently beautiful weather the city enjoys year-round: blue skies, bright sun, and a light breeze […] (Read More)

29 May10 Climbing to the Heavens in Quito

Posted in Art, Culture, Landmarks from Quito, Ecuador by Calina

Dan and I have yet to get bored with our travels. When we get tired of the coast, we head inland, when we’re sick of the metropolis we head to little pueblitos that barely show on Google maps. After a string of beach towns, we decided to change things up by heading up, up to […] (Read More)