Mexico No.8 – Una guia para Guanajuato (en progreso)

Por la primera:¡gracias por leer mi blog! Me da mucho feliz que alguien esta interesado en lo que hago en mis dias viajando por Mexico. He hecho tantos amigos aqui en Mexico, personas generosas y amables y calidos, y quiero agradecerlos por sus amistades durante las ultimas cuatros meses. Este entrada, entonces, es mi manera … Continue reading Mexico No.8 – Una guia para Guanajuato (en progreso)

Mexico No.7 – A return to writing/Volver a escribir

The following post will be rather full of errors, at least for the first half. Espero que ellos que leyan me perdonen por mis errores en espanol. For English speakers, please scroll down!Ahorita estoy frente de la computador, escribiendo, en un cafe de internet aqui en San Miguel de Allende. A traves de la puerta … Continue reading Mexico No.7 – A return to writing/Volver a escribir

Travels in Colombia No.5: Volcan de Totumo

On the Caribbean coast of Colombia is one of the strangest tourists attractions you'll ever find: an isolated clay pot, twenty metres high, bubbling inside with warm, scented mud. Visitors to Volcan de Totumo come to bathe in the mud, receive unctuous massages, and take hilarious selfies. I went to Totumo twice. The first time, … Continue reading Travels in Colombia No.5: Volcan de Totumo

Travels in Colombia No.4: Feria de Manizales

April 18th, 2016The year began excellently, with a week-long stay at the 60th Feria de Manizales in the Eje Cafetero in Caldas Province, Colombia. While we were in Manizales we saw beauty queens, jugglers, birdmen, wild dancers, rappers, artists, street vendors, beggars, tourists, touts and vendors. This is a city that is painted red by … Continue reading Travels in Colombia No.4: Feria de Manizales

Mexico No.3: A Sense of Scale

March 1st to March 3rd, 2015All around the Pacific, the Earth has been sewn up. Like the stitching on a softball, a horseshoe-shaped scar curls around the outer rim of our largest ocean, a forty-thousand kilometre line of crumpled mountains and spewing volcanoes, of active faults and oceanic arcs and marine trenches which all together … Continue reading Mexico No.3: A Sense of Scale

Travels in Colombia No.3: The Cocora Valley

December 30th, 2015What is it that makes an experience unique?Yesterday we discussed this on our walk to our campsite (beyond the 'Al Rio' sign we found at the end of this post). We had believed Salento to be a picturesque little town curled sleepily among the sunlit coffee bushes, waiting to be discovered. Instead, we … Continue reading Travels in Colombia No.3: The Cocora Valley