Cartagena, Colombia August 10th 2011 Cartagena, Colombia
The ride back from La Guajira was interesting to say the most. One the way back from Cabo de la Vela, we had a crazy fat man as our driver. At one point he broke down in tears, claiming that someone had stolen some of his money (about the equivilant of $5 CDN). The rich Colombian at the front shut him up by just giving him money. Then at the toll both, he got ripped off. So ... read more
South America » Colombia » Cartagena 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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