The rest of Columbia & the Patron Saint of Travelers

The rest of Columbia & the Patron Saint of Travelers

[soulful piano music playing] “Havana, ooh nah nah, half of my heart is in Havana ooh nah nah…”. A poignant song, considering I am, in fact, currently living it up in this hypnotically soulful capital of Cuba. Viva la revolucion! But the song is, of course, because I left half my heart in Medellin (which, … Continue reading The rest of Columbia & the Patron Saint of Travelers

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Medellín – the City of Eternal Spring

“Medellín, Medellín, vamos Medellín ” chants the 20,000 strong crowd in unison at the city’s football stadium. All dressed in red shirts, they’ve come in their droves to support their local team – aptly named Medellín. Despite the fact it was pissing it down for an hour beforehand, turning the area around the stadium into … Continue reading Medellín – the City of Eternal Spring

Thirza’s Transport Trials (+Colombia so far)

Thirza’s Transport Trials (+Colombia so far)

It’s been a fair few weeks since my last entry, deep in the Amazonian jungle. I have swapped one jungle for another, but this one lies next to the stunning Caribbean coastline – and the views here leave little to be desired: In those said weeks, I have taken a ferry up the Amazon river … Continue reading Thirza’s Transport Trials (+Colombia so far)