I remember you, Argentina…

I remember you, Argentina…

Northern rocks being baked brown. Glaciers advancing. Unknown cuts of meats sizzling. Highways stretching ahead. Pesos dive-bombing in value. Whales visiting bobbing boats. Slickly-dressed tango dancers slithering. Copper glinting at weekend markets. Water falling behind rainbows. Booted feet trudging through snowy trails.  

A Mini Colombian Day-Trip: Visiting Playa Blanca

A Mini Colombian Day-Trip: Visiting Playa Blanca

A little corner of my heart can now rest in peace, knowing that water the colour of blue highlighter pen does in fact exist. Isla Baru’s famed Playa Blanca, near Cartagena, was my first look at a beach whose waters were reminiscent of a Photoshopped postcard. Nothing of the journey there reveals very much. The … Continue reading

Don’t Travel (Yet) If Your Life Looks Like This

Don’t Travel (Yet) If Your Life Looks Like This

Travel is addictive, exciting, eye-opening and just about the best activity out there for encouraging curiosity and learning about our world. But not all moments are ideal for take off. Just as travel is exhilarating, it can also be exhausting, expensive if incorrectly planned and blind us to not-so-pretty responsibilities waiting for us at home. … Continue reading

Watching the World Through Flowers

Watching the World Through Flowers

While walking, weird, wacky and sometimes just plain pretty berries and plants pop out along the way. I got into the habit of spying at my hiking partners (and the route) through a flowery lens… Colca Canyon, Peru… Quebrada de los Berros, Mendoza… Valle Central, Chile… El Bolsón, Argentina…