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The Good, Bad and Ugly of Family Travel

  The photos are beautiful and we are doing lots of fun things. It’s easy to come across as “this trip is the best thing ever!” But I have to confess, I resisted Facebook for a long time because this … Continue reading

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Walking off the jet lag in Auckland…

After a 35 hour door-to-door trip from Chia, Colombia, Auckland has been a great place to walk off our jet lag. It’s small, manageable, clean, easy, full of friendly people and AMAZING food and coffee! The girls and I checked … Continue reading

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Llanos – Day 7 – Villavicencio

Today was my husband’s birthday and it rained all day. We scrapped our plans to go to Los Ocarros, a nearby natural park, and instead spent most of the day lying in the hammocks and reading. We did get out for … Continue reading

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Llanos – Day 2 – Pink River Dolphins near Puerto Gaitan

Today we headed off to Puerto Gaitan, a small town on the Meta River and a launching point for boat trips to see the famed Pink River Dolphins. Puerto Gaitan is pretty much the end of the road for most … Continue reading

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Adventure in the Amazon – Day 2

Another great, if somewhat touristy and at times disturbing, day with Jade! We did the Leticia to Puerto Nariño, a daylong boat trip up the Amazon River, stopping along the way at indigenous villages on both the Peruvian and Colombian … Continue reading

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Colombian Roadtrip – Day 27 – Time to Go Home

January 12, 2014 We woke up early this morning to get an early start before the heat set in. We checked out of our hotel and were on the road by 7 am hoping to get out of the desert … Continue reading

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Colombian roadtrip – Day 21 – Finally, the BIG DAY!

January 6, 2014 We got up at the crack of dawn today to make it to the carnival stands by 6:30 in the morning. We were told that we had to get there super early because there would be heavy … Continue reading

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