The Grand Finale

The Grand Finale

Day Seven As per the title, yes, this is the final day of our trip out here in Colombia. We have a long day ahead. From Santa Marta, we must drive back to the city of Cartagena as that is where our plane departs. Much like the drive to Santa Marta, the drive back was [...]

The Freedom of Nude Beaches

The Freedom of Nude Beaches

Day Six Another bright and early morning for the traveling duo. We woke up at an unreasonable 7:45 am, ate a very delicious breakfast of tropical fruit, and made our way out to the beautiful Parque Tayrona. The trip there was smooth sailing. Like the Colombians say sigue derechito derechito (just go straight). The National [...]

The Real Colombia

Day Five Today is the day we are free. No longer held back by work and conferences, our vacation truly begins. Bright and early this Sunday morning (I'm talking 7:00 am), we ventured out into the real Colombia. We rented a car from the airport and made our way towards sunny Santa Marta. The drive was long, [...]

My Trip to Colombia

My Trip to Colombia

Day One Here I am in nothing but a towel, sitting in a giant purple and yellow hammock on the balcony of my hotel room. Swaying from one side to another, listening to the sounds of the waves crashing on the shore line. Birds chirping as they fly overhead, pelicans diving into the water making [...]