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Tag Archives: colombia

Villa de Leyva

Sierra and Diana picked me up at the hostel in San Gil, and together we drove down to Villa de […]

Funtimes in San Gil

From Bucaramanga I took a bus down to San Gil, which has a reputation as a mecca for adventure sport […]


After Cartagena I took a bus to Bucaramanga, where Sierra lives, and it was so absurdly late that I didn’t […]

Snapshots from Cartagena

(Scribbling Away in Cartagena; all Colombia entries.) The café at our hotel. Colombians make the best graffiti. We wandered into […]

Ciudad Perdida, part 2

(Ciudad Perdida, part 1.) It’s going on a year and a half since our trip to Colombia. I don’t know […]

Ciudad Perdida, part 1

We said goodbye to Sierra in Bogota and flew to Santa Marta, on the Caribbean coast. The next day we set […]

Art is Free, part 2

Two museums you must not miss while in Bogotá: the Botero (FREE!) and the Museo del Oro (A BUCK FIFTY! […]

Art is Free

Bogotá wasn’t our favorite stop in Colombia, but we LOVED the street art. I’ve never seen such gorgeous graffiti. (Kate […]


Sierra in Villa de Leyva on a sunny Sunday morning, wearing the Ishbel I made her as a birthday/hostess gift. […]

Eating Vegan in Colombia

Sierra made this incredibly delicious soup by roasting tomatoes, onions, and garlic for a couple hours and then putting it […]

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