It’s been a week since my trip, and I have about a million thoughts to share. I’ve been keeping in touch with my backpacking friends from Colombia all week, sharing pictures and hearing about each other’s continued travels or life back home…it’s beyond heartwarming to know that our world is getting smaller, and I love … More Life and reflection after Colombia
My last few days in Colombia were spent relaxing in a little town called Salento, in the heart of Colombia’s coffee triangle. Like Medellin, Salento was also not originally on my itinerary, but since I was already in the area and I am a huge coffee nerd, I couldn’t say no to visiting. And so, … More Colombia days 10-12: coffee, hiking & horses in Salento + can’t believe I made it
These past 3 days I spent in Medellin, one of Colombia’s most popular cities due to its reputation for a violent history of cocaine trafficking. The city has gone through a lot of changes and today it’s one of the most beautiful cities in the world, in my opinion :). As you may know from … More Colombia days 7-9: deep appreciation in Medellin + paragliding!
I’m back from 3 amazing days in the Amazon Rainforest! This trip was hands down the most I’ve ever roughed it, but it was one of the best experiences of my life. I’ve dreamed of going to the Amazon since I was little, so the whole experience was truly a dream come true. Day 3: … More Colombia days 3-6: dream come true in the Amazon + spontaneous detour
I have about a million thoughts to cover from my first two days in Colombia. If I’m honest, I originally didn’t have the highest expectations for Bogota. I’m not the biggest fan of big cities and so I decided to stay in Bogota for only one full day to relax after flying from SF and … More Colombia days 1-2: beginnings in Bogota + finally feeling ready
Hey there! How are y’all doing? I’m going to switch things up and do this post differently from my usual weekend recaps. Instead, I have a few random thoughts and little moments stored in my brain from the week and so I’ll list them here. 1) My favorite Marina coffee shop: For the past few … More 5 random things of my week