Our Jungle Hike to the Lost City (Colombia's Ciudad Perdida) July 6th 2009 We are back in New York and our trip has officially come to an end. How sad! We've spent the last week getting reconnected with the modern world, buying cell phones and getting a laptop, and going to happy hour with friends. We've gained back at least 5 lbs of the weight we lost on the trip, in just 1 week. We need to get ourselves back to the Southern hemisphere ASAP, where the pounds just mel ... read more
South America » Colombia » Santa Marta Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
After getting engaged, we left our corporate jobs in New York City to travel around the world for a year. We started in June 2008 and came back 364 days later; our trip brought us to Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Canada. We are now thoroughly infected with the travel bug, so stay tuned for future adventures!
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