... fruit cup featuring some great bananas, excellent papaya, and some disappointing pineapple. The pineapple was funny - the juice served with breakfast was fantastic, and we saw the waiter actually run across the street to buy a pineapple just for us, but for some reason, the pineapple here was lacking.
Mini Brazil December 29th 2011 Geo: 9.52392, -75.5814No time to see Cartagena today, as we were off to Tolu, the best jumping off point to visit the Islas San Bernardo - no matter, as we will be back here in a few days to celebrate New Year's Eve. We probably wouldn't have even stayed here last night had we found a cheap flight arriving during the daytime, but arriving at midnight meant having to spend the night here ... read more
South America » Colombia » Sucre 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