Colombia July 7th 2016 Quite a few years ago myself and a friend travelled the vast majority of Central and South America independently, with minimal planning and the folly of youth on our side we survived intact and I gave myself much mental back slapping on a job well done. But nagging doubts gnawed away at the back of my mind that I knew one day I had to rectify-I had consciously bottled going to Colombia and Venezue ... read more
South America » Colombia » Bogota 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
Hi all, I'm Mike, a teacher from Wales and travelling plays a key role in my life. I am fascinated by the endless variety this world has to offer and the people who inhabit it, I live to travel to faraway places to seek out as many experiences as possible.
"If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It's lethal." - Paulo Coelho. I suppose it's a desperation to avoid the norm of home, that feeling that life is mundane and unfulfilling. I don't want to be like the majority, stuck in the rat race working all day and sat hunched over a smartphone checking Twitt... full info