I was one of the first taken across the river, only took two guides and a lot of bad language from myself, a lot of 'tranquillo, tranquillo' from the guides, I nearly got washed away but I just about managed to hold on for dear life, call this a holiday....
Photo Courtesy of Ian Townsend
Tarántula muerta! - Colombia Part 3 November 2nd 2015 My last blog ended on a Sunday night in the delightful port of Santa Marta, meeting up with our friends Laurie and Carole for drink at sunset in Santa Marta’s one good beach bar. As we celebrated being on holiday with a nice cool beer our thoughts turned to the next five days ahead.
When originally planning our trip, Ian and I had discounted the five day trek to the Lost City (La Ciudad Perdi ... read more
South America » Colombia » Magdalena » Tayrona National Park 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