If you love traveling and your enthusiasm for foreign cultures prompts you to buy a one-way ticket, chances are you follow a certain set of unspoken rules that I call: The Avid Traveler’s Code of Conduct Continue reading 6 Principles For Life and Travel
From the Vulcão dos Capelinhos I made my way back to Horta completing my trip around Faial Island. The next morning I took the earliest ferry over to Velas, São Jorge’s capital. I spent 24 hours walking around the town, … Continue reading 24 hours in Velas, São Jorge
Vulcão dos Capelinhos was the most impressive site I visited on Faial Island. I spent all day here walking up and down the volcanic landscape, checking out the museum and catching the end of day’s light from the highest point. … Continue reading Por Caminho: Vulcão dos Capelinhos
The hike from Salão to Praia do Norte proved to be the hardest part of my week long trip around Faial Island. The road to Praia do Norte inclined steadily with each curve. Though it helped me in the long … Continue reading Praia Do Norte & Capelo Photo Collection
From Praia Do Almoxarife I hiked 10.6km(6.5 miles) to Salão. If you plan on backpacking Faial I recommend stopping here. I stayed at the campsite which had fireplace cabana and a direct path to a natural swimming pool. This set … Continue reading Por Caminho: Salão, Cedros, and The Road to Praia do Norte
Bogota was one of the three major cities I visited in Colombia this past summer.
When I was there I didn’t have a precise objective. Everyday I ended up walking around the center of Bogota taking photos of the architecture, the graffiti and the liveliness of the streets. Of course there were certain things I wanted to see as a tourist like the world famous Gold Museum and the spectacular view atop mount Monserreti, but they weren’t my main focus. Aside from the tourist attractions, I really just enjoyed wandering around.
Bogota was cold when I arrived mid August. Unexpectedly cold. Coming from the summer heat of Cartagena and the refreshing mountain air of Medellin it really threw me off when I got to the high-altitude capital of Bogota. I must say however, the people I became friends with in Bogota were warm and welcoming. That made all the difference.