Category Archives: Cartagena and the Coast

Danger All Around

We are really getting into the swing of this place. Even Esteban is starting to relax. He has discovered that the cold outdoor shower helps him cool off and he is happier. He doesn’t like the heat much and really … Continue reading

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The Simple Life

The sun did come out today which definitely made everything much more beautiful. And hotter. The sea is still too rough to swim in so it gets pretty hot here. And there still isn’t much to do. After a lot … Continue reading

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Paradise or Hell?

We had a half a day free before we move on to Refugio Matuy (a natural reserve on 5 km of wild, unspoiled beach which houses six cabanas with hammocks and no electricity) so we decided to take a trip … Continue reading

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We Found Paradise!

My mom was feeling better today so we all decided to venture out to a completely different, and not very touristy, part of Parque Tayrona. It was an hour and half ride over very bad roads and we watched the … Continue reading

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Adventurous or Simply Nuts?

We woke up today and ordered our breakfast, anticipating that it would take an hour for it to come (and it did). My mom came down from her cabin. She was limping and told us that she slipped on a … Continue reading

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Into the Jungle

We left Cartagena early in the morning today. The shady condo owner (he is Canadian, by the way, just wanted to point that out so that I am not unfairly describing a Colombian) was supposed to be there at 8:30 … Continue reading

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More Cartagena Adventures

Once again, we had a hard time leaving our gorgeous apartment. We eventually made it out for lunch at a seafood shack on the beach. Then Esteban, the kids and I headed into Old Town to stroll around some more. … Continue reading

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