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Cartagena, Cartagena!

Following Santa Marta, we took the bus to Cartagena. This time we actually went to a legitimate bus station, knowing only that the bus to Cartagena departed every hour and that tickets could be purchased on board for 21.000 COP ($10.50 USD) As soon as we arrived, we were whisked onto a waiting bus, and […]

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La Brisa Loca Hostel, Santa Marta

I’m finding that each hostel I’ve stayed at has been an improvement on the one before! La Brisa Loca was a great place to stay in Santa Marta. It’s located in the center of the historic district, convenient to many of the sights, restaurants, and nightlife. Β The center of the two floor hostel is open […]

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That time I tasered a Welsh guy

Super Bowl Sunday in Santa Marta! The hostel hosted a Super Bowl party in the upstairs bar. A lot of Americans and international peeps alike. We sat at a table with Neil from Pittsburgh, and Simon and Jack from Wales. The guys bought a taser while in Paraguay, and brought it up to the bar […]

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Tayrona National Park, Part 3: Final hike and the trip back to Santa Marta

As much as I would have liked to stay in El Cabo forever, we had to make our way out of the park before sunset. Β I definitely didn’t want to get lost in the woods in the dark! So we began the hike back to the entrance. It probably took us 3-4 hours in total. […]

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