Just when I sat down at one of the tables in a tiny roadside restaurant, I smelled it. Fresh washed laundry, hanging to dry in a very humid climate. The scent of moist mixing with fabric softener rose from the red-checked tablecloths in front of me, catapulting me back in time. Back to an image […]
Oruro. A name not as well known as La Paz, a city high up in the mountains and Governmental Capital of Bolivia, only to be followed closely by Sucre, the actual Capital of the country. Besides that, places like the Salar de Uyuni, Copacabana and Lago Titicaca score high on the ‘which-places-do-I-actually-know-in-Bolivia’ list. Only when […]
Hello there! Yes, it’s me, still alive after a couple of months of silence on this blog. Not that I was sitting still or got caught up in this thing called ‘life’. Well, maybe a little bit. The life thing at least. Since this blog mainly talks about my travels, I guess it’s more than […]
After being separated for a couple of days, the Mexican and me met in Mocoa. The first days we had to relax because of my painful foot, later on we enjoyed a couple of hikes in the jungle and swimming close to waterfalls. Read more about how to reach ‘El Fin del Mundo’, the kindness of strangers and why sometimes you’ll need a guide in Colombia…
Spending a couple of days in the Desierto de la Tatacoa, a desert which is actually an old Tropical forest, again together with the Mexican. Perfect for stargazing at night and discovering both red and grey deserts by day. This time, we only got chased by a dog once, we enjoyed a horse ride that left our butts sore for the next two days and we were surrounded by baby goats for a second. Life can be worse, I suppose.
Since my stop in Pereira, a couple of things had changed. I was no longer travelling solo, instead I found myself a partner to explore Cali with, a huge change in plans. Dancing the night away or being washed away by strong rains, you can read it all here.
Paradise in Panama – Part II – why I love Panama and why I returned a second time
Snapshots of Montenegro – my 5 favourite pictures of the last 6 months
End of Summer ’16 – endings and new beginnings