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The first story I wrote on Italy; San Pietro Vernotico

ITALY | Mon, 30 May 2016 | By tara-laureen | Views [554]

Waking up in Italy Its like regaining consciousness. After lifelessly existing, without even being aware of this state of being, I'm waking up, and guess what...I'm in Italy! Now in my sixth month away from "home", I am beginning to understand ... Read more >

Tags: italy, life in italy, puglia, salento, south of italy, travel in italy

The White City; The Beauty of Ostuni

ITALY | Mon, 30 May 2016 | By tara-laureen | Views [489]

Located atop a hill in the south of Italy, Ostuni, known as “The White City” is a gem of the Brindisi province. The perfect spot for an afternoon of wandering through tiny winding streets and discovering hidden nooks and crannies typical ... Read more >

Tags: historic centers of puglia, italy, ostuni, puglia, salento, south italy, the white city

Happiness is Clean Feet

COLOMBIA | Fri, 9 Jan 2015 | By peacepigs | Views [427]

Woke up bright and early for our big trip to Valle del Cocora, Colombia's treasured landscape. In order to get from Salento to the valley (where your long hike begins) you have to jump into one of these Willys Jeeps from WWII. These Jeeps, which comfortably ... Read more >

Tags: hiking, hummingbirds, salento, trekking, valle del cocora, wax palms

Yo soy Iron Man

COLOMBIA | Thu, 8 Jan 2015 | By peacepigs | Views [355]

Alas, the bus ride from Medellin to Armenia (large city closest to Salento, our destination) was much better. First of all, the movie of choice was Iron Man 3, which was entertaining even in badly dubbed Spanish.    The ride wasn't ... Read more >

Tags: buses, salento


COLOMBIA | Sun, 1 Sep 2013 | By coggos | Views [3980] | Comments [2]

        I think we are both quite surprised by the size and modernity of Cartegena when we arrive. We have just spent 5-6 days sailing from Panama to Colombia and because we have arrived late we decide to spend our last ... Read more >

Tags: bogota, cali, columbia, cuidad perdida, palomino, popayan, salento, san gil, tayrona, villa de leya

Finally heading in the right direction – Cartagena, Medellin, Salento, Popayan

COLOMBIA | Sun, 9 Sep 2012 | By kamzam | Views [12020] | Comments [1]

With a bit of time in my hands in Parque Tayrona I actually managed to do some calculating and realised that I might be running out of time. That meant that I could no longer afford the luxury of overstaying and needed to get myself ... Read more >

Tags: cartagena, colombia, medellin, popayan, salento, silvia, valle de cocora, zona de cafetera

Photos: Backpacking in Colombia

COLOMBIA | Sat, 28 Jan 2012 | By ninamalina | Flickr Photo Gallery

A great 4 week trip to Colombia, visited Bogota, Pasto, Ipiales, Salento, Medellin, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Tayrona, San Andres.
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Tags: bogota, colombia, ipiales, las lajas cathedral, medellin, pasto, salento, salt cathedral, trips from bogota, zipaquira

Sleepless in Salento

COLOMBIA | Thu, 16 Sep 2010 | By ryanandjo | Views [3364] | Comments [1]

Ecuador sent us out with a huge party in our honour, well actually they were celebrating something completely different, keeping us awake with music blaring until 3.30 in the morning in the towns main square. Unable to sleep we set off early for ... Read more >

Tags: cali, coffee, las lajas, popayan, salento, san agustin, tejo, valle de cocora


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