Deeper in Tayrona, Colombia

9th October 2019 I am in the jungle; deep inside the leafy, humid, creepy-crawly mass that is the Sierra Nevada. A few days ago, I trekked for two hours through the heat of the day with all my belongings on my back, continuously uncertain that I was even heading in the right direction. Twice IContinue reading “Deeper in Tayrona, Colombia”

Cartagena, Colombia

28th September 2019 Two days ago I stepped foot on Colombian soil for the first time. Now, I am in Cartagena, breathing in it’s effervescent, Caribbean, salsa-filled air. My legs are sticking to the chair as I wait for my brunch to arrive. A nice girl just delivered me a pot of tea, which IContinue reading “Cartagena, Colombia”

Peru as a Country

16th August 2019 Peru is a really beautiful country. Along the west coast, the beaches are clean, soft-sanded and hot. The sunrises fill the horizon with pastel colours. The north is coated by the Amazon rainforest and the south scraped out by deserts, with the Andes mountain range pulsing through the country’s centre. The citiesContinue reading “Peru as a Country”

Regathering in Lima, Peru

7th August 2019 Here I am, sitting at a small table in the Healing Dog Hostel’s courtyard. I’m surrounded by earthy-red walls, hanging pot plants and the slow sounds of blues and jazz oozing from the speakers. I arrived here late evening, stepping through the threshold once again as a solo traveller, having spent threeContinue reading “Regathering in Lima, Peru”