Inside the Odd World of Casa Terracota

Casa Terracota in Villa de Leyva, Colombia.
Located on the outskirts of Villa de Leyva, Casa Terracota is an irregular reddish house built in clay, which is the biggest piece of pottery in the world.

Hike to Laguna de Iguaque, or That Time We Didn’t Make it to the Top

Admiring the View at the Santuario de Flora y Fauna Iguaque in Colombia
This is what happened when we tried to hike to Laguna Iguaque near Villa de Leyva, one of the most beautiful colonial towns in Colombia.

In Photos: Ráquira, the Pottery Capital of Colombia

Typical store front in Ráquira, Colombia
Located just 25 kilometers from Villa de Leyva, Ráquira is known in Colombia for its traditional pottery and hand-woven goods. In fact, its name means Village of Pots in Chibcha, an almost extinct language of Colombia, spoken by the Muisca, one of the four advanced indigenous civilizations of the Americas. The town itself is quite small and is home...

Going for a Swim at the Juan Curi Waterfall Near San Gil

Juan Curi waterfall near San Gil, Colombia
Located just 22 kilometers from San Gil, the Juan Curi waterfall is a popular day trip in the area.

Walking From Barichara to Guane on the Camino Real

Street view in Barichara, Colombia
We just came back from an intense month-long road trip around Colombia. For this journey, we visited many of the country's most popular spots and did a few hikes. While staying in San Gil, we decided to do the walk on the Camino Real from Barichara to Guane with our sixteen month old baby. Barichara, the Beautiful With its cobblestone streets,...

Colombia – The Palenqueras of Cartagena

Palenquera in Cartagena (Colombia)
The palenqueras of Cartagena de Indias in Colombia, one of the most iconic characters of the city have a proud and interesting history. Come have a look!

Cartagena Street Art – Getsemani Rising

Cartagena street art
The working class neighbourhood of Getsemaní is the center of the Cartagena street art scene. Thanks to festivals like Ciudad Mural is attracting more artists

Weekly Photo: El Peñol in Colombia

El Peñol in Colombia
El Peñol, a huge monolith located 86 kilometres northeast of Medellín, is one of the most impressive sights I've seen during my travels in Colombia

The Colours of Carnival in Barranquilla

Congos at carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia
Carnival in Barranquilla is the most important folkloric display in Colombia. It's also the second biggest in the world after the one in Rio de Janeiro.

Weekly Photo: San Agustin Archaeological Park in Colombia

Parque Arqueológico de San Agustín in Colombia
The San Agustin Archaeological Park is one of the most important archaeological sites in Colombia. In 1995, UNESCO Declared it a World Heritage Site.

My Top 10 Adventures in South America for 2013

Me hiking to Frey in Bariloche, Argentina
A short list of my best adventures in South America, from climbing an active volcano to biking the most dangerous road in the world. Check it out!

Memories from the Lost City

Fooling around at Ciudad Pedida
One of the top trekking adventures to do in South America!

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