Category Archives: Colombia

Barrio Egipto Sunset

The sun sets behind a pedestrian walkway in Barrio Egipto, Bogota, Colombia.

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Metrocable

Medellin has a first class metro transportation systems that include metrocable. Medellin is in a valley with steep mountains on two sides. The metrocable provides access to the neighborhoods high in the mountains. It is a fun day trip to … Continue reading

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Posters on Wall

Not far from the Metro in Bogota, there is an entire wall plastered with advertisements.

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Calientador

When I travel, I like to have hot coffee in the morning and  hot herbal tea at night. I carry an electric heater to bring the water to a boil. Sometimes I use it to purify the tap water. I … Continue reading

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Cartagena Cathedral

The cathedral in Cartagena, officially the Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Saint Catherine of Alexandria. This is the church that was attacked by the English Sir Francis Drake. He caused severe damage with his bombardment and received a high ransom to … Continue reading

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Plaza Espana

A plaza in Bogota. 

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Playa Blanca

Taganga is on the border of Tayrona National Park. Playa Blanca is a nearby beach that can be reached by boat or a short hike. Somewhat farther to the east is a small cove.

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