Rafting on the Rio la Vieja February 14th 2012 Today we left La Tata and were taken on the Jeep Willy around town to pick up our life jackets and our lunch (that was made at one of the locals homes) and down into the valley to the Rio la Vieja (River of Old Women.. not Carrie and I).
The raft was made completely from bamboo and we found out later that after the 17km trip down the river, they take the raft completely apart and load it into a ... read more
South America » Colombia » Quindío » Armenia 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
I am pretty sure I got my love of traveling from my grandpa, Lee Maynard. I can only hope I'll be able to visit half of the places he's been. :) My parents have also been supportive in my desire to travel, sending me on my first overseas trip to play volleyball competitively at the age of 18 as my graduation present! Best present EVER!
I've never blogged before so I do hope I'll be able to express myself and everything I will be seeing and/or experiencing clearly and those reading will enjoy!
~Mamie... full info