Siesta in Salento - Salento, Colombia February 29th 2016 After my trials and tribulations in getting to Salento I checked into my hostel (Hotel Las Palmas $11) and knew that this was going to be a special place. My first day here I wandered around the town to get my bearings and to see the routine here in this sleepy village. Apparently this region is known for its wild trout - trucha en espaniol - that flourish in the Rio Quindio in the valley below Sa ... read more
South America » Colombia » Quindío » Salento 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
My name is Travis. I am a 40 year old who has a terrible affliction called wanderlust. I've been planning, plotting, and scheming my way to finally fulfill and live my lifetime dream of wandering around the globe. As long as I can remember I've always been fascinated with other cultures and ways of life. I've always tried to imagine what it is like to be in exotic and foreign locales and to experience the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes associated with them. My aim is to realize my dreams and make all of my aspirations come to fruition.
So I've taken an extended a... full info