Sitting in a lagoon, covered in mud, in the middle of the Colombian jungle while a local woman poured buckets of water on my head; I couldn’t help but laugh at how a mere 48 hours earlier I was sitting at a desk in New York City. My non-traditional bath was part of a larger… [Read More]
With its rich colored buildings, vibrant culture and playful ambiance Cartagena is a city unlike any other. Whether channeling the days of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez and strolling through romantic Old Town or enjoying salsa on warm balmy nights, this Colombian city has a little something for everyone. Of the many sights and attractions… [Read More]
I am going to Colombia for the first time since i was a little girl. I booked my ticket on a whim and now have a flight to Cartagena planned for next month. For someone who is always bursting with words, I can’t seem to find the right ones to capture how much this trip means to me. I have always identified myself as Colombian and drawn pride from my country of birth, yet when push comes to shove I barely know anything about my roots.