(Past) New Years

​I’m starting 2017 with a reflection on my New Year celebration in Spain two years ago. It was another check mark on my new year / new city goal (I tick this year’s box in Sihanoukville, Cambodia). I have been wanting to share a bit of the Spain story in general but I also think…

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Colombia Summary

That’s a wrap… 59 days in Colombia and the end of Chapter 1. I’m heading to the aiport within the hour. Although I am extremely happy to be going home to be with my family and very excited for my next adventure, I am wishing I could stay longer. I got to see a lot but…

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Near Manizales

I’m surrounded by old Colombian men with machetes who are all cracking jokes and telling stories of their younger years. I understand about 20% of what we’re talking about and plan to understand more once I drink more of this Aguardiente. I’m once again in a gorgeous finca overlooking La Zona Cafeteria with sunset that…

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Manizales

I left Medellín on Sunday morning. I had booked a single night at the Mirardor Finca Morrogacho and planned to arrive there before making the rest of my plan in the area. Looking back now, this was another golden example of the benefits of the “get there first then start planning” method of travel.

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