Tairona Inca: Colombia and Peru in 2 Weeks Day 5: Arriving in and spending a day discovering the sights of Bogota, Colombia. From Santa Marta, I had a direct flight to Bogota. El Dorado International Airport is still under construction and you can see the ruins of the old airport as you walk through the … Continue reading Bogota in a Day
Tairona Inca: Colombia and Peru in 2 Weeks A review of Casa de Isabella from my one night stay in Santa Marta before leaving for Bogota! For my overnight in Santa Marta I chose the #1 ranked hotel in the city according to Tripadvisor. Casa de Isabella is a small boutique hotel that focuses on … Continue reading Experience: Casa de Isabella Santa Marta
Tairona Inca: Colombia and Peru in 2 Weeks Day 3 and 4: Spending a day and night in Tayrona National Park and exploring Santa Marta. Waking up in Cartagena and knowing our evening would be spent in Tayrona Park some 240 km away was a bit stressful. Especially as our plans were not concrete yet. … Continue reading Tayrona National Park and Santa Marta
Tairona Inca: Colombia and Peru in 2 Weeks A review of Atlantic Lux from my single night stay in Cartagena at the start of the Colombia trip! With the last minute booking of the trip, many hotels were already unavailable. Fortunately this new hotel located in the heart of Boca Grande still had some availability. … Continue reading Experience: Atlantic Lux Cartagena
Tairona Inca: Colombia and Peru in 2 Weeks Day 2 Touring the main sights of Cartagena by day and exploring Boca Grande by night. The first day of 2014 and I was about to explore Cartagena, Colombia. The fifth largest city in Colombia was founded in 1533, but had early settlements from 4000 BC. The … Continue reading Cartagena in a Day
Tairona Inca: Colombia and Peru in 2 Weeks Day 1: Getting to Colombia with minutes to spare for a great celebration of the 2014 New Years in Cartagena! Cartagena has come to be known as a trendy party town for New Years Eve. It seemed like a perfect place to bring in the new year, … Continue reading Spectacular New Years in Cartagena Colombia!
Introduction and itinerary of a 2 week trip of Colombia and Peru’s highlights. Ah… South America, my unexplored continent. Having visited all of Central America on the End of the World Tour and Coast of Riches, I was excited to tackle the larger bordering continent. With a two week window, I organized an action packed … Continue reading Tairona Inca: Colombia and Peru in 2 Weeks