Punta Gallinas, Colombia August 8th 2011 Punta Gallinas, Colombia
The day began with Alvaro (our driver) trying to find the remote Wayuu port of Puerto Media Luna (Half Moon Port). It is hardly a port, just one out building and a few boats. From here you can see thee giant port of Puerto Bolivar which is the terminus of the railway which bisects La Guajira province. We boarded into a small boat to get ready for our 3 hour ride to Pu ... read more
South America » Colombia » La Guajira » Punta Gallinas 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
Have had the travel bug as long as I can remember. Have lived and worked in Santiago, Chile and in Hong Kong, China. I currently live just outside of Toronto. Renovating our home means trips to Florida and the cottage are the only trips here. Off to Florida tonight! Woot!
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