I forget her name- that German girl I met at the Blue Youth Hostel in Quito, Ecuador. She spoke excellent Spanish and English. She held herself well with this confident, alluring presence. She told me she found herself in Cali: the salsa capital of Colombia. I'll have you know some of the most interesting conversations … Continue reading Remembering Quito, Ecuador: Essential Questions on Travel and Purpose
Street photography in the Colombia's capital city Bogota
This town, about an hour and a half east of Medellin, is known for El Peñol, a granitic rock formation rising 7,005 feet above sea level and overlooking a loss-for-words landscape.
About 6 months ago my friend Ayla and I were talking about places we wanted to visit around the world. We started listing towns and cities in the States and then branched off into Europe and South America. I don’t remember exactly why, but when we named Colombia we both agreed that’s where we were … Continue reading Traveling to Colombia: My Thoughts Before the Trip!