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Tayrona National Park, Part 2: La Piscina and El Cabo

After Arrecifes, we walked through the sand and up a trail towards the next beach, La Piscina. Gorgeous!  This is the first area where it’s actually safe to swim, so there were a lot of people in the water and on the beach. No campsites here, but a few stalls close by. We didn’t stop […]

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Tayrona National Park, Part 1: Entry and Arrecifes

The day I went to Tayrona National Park was one of the best days I’ve ever had while traveling, for so many reasons! Tayrona Park was created in 1964, and is located 34km north of Santa Marta. There are tons of tours available to Tayrona, but like most tourist excursions, they tend to be overpriced […]

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Living on the Edge

As soon as the sun goes down, an intense breeze takes over Santa Marta! I found out later, this only happens for about 2 months of the year. It’s almost like a daily cooling down of the city, which is a nice change from the direct sun and heat during the day.  A few blocks […]

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Santa Marta

After a few days in Medellin, it was time to head back to the airport to fly to Santa Marta. The Medellin airport is so much easier to navigate than the Bogota airport. Literally walked right through security, and there were only a handful of gates. Love easy check-ins! It was the second internal flight […]

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