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Where to dance Salsa in Barranquilla, Colombia

Where to dance Salsa in Barranquilla, Colombia

The Lonely Planet guide to South-America says pretty clearly to skip Barranquilla because is too dangerous, too dusty and uninteresting. But in the city of world-famous Shakira, Salsa music is more popular than anything else and if you’re a Salsa lover would be a terrible mistake not to stop for a weekend here!! The Barranquilla [...]

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5 days in the jungle, hiking Ciudad Perdida, Colombia

5 days in the jungle, hiking Ciudad Perdida, Colombia

The Ciudad Perdida (Lost city) has an history interesting enough to make me hike for 5 days in the rain forest. And I never did an hike longer than few hours before in my life. This pre-Colombian settlement of the Tayrona people, located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains surrounding the city of Santa Marta, Colombia, was unknown [...]

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Where to dance Salsa in Cartagena, Colombia

Where to dance Salsa in Cartagena, Colombia

Salsa in Cartagena means places like Donde Fidel and Cafe´ Havana, and famous artist Joe Arroyo… In this post I´ll talk of all of them, experienced in the very hot and humid days I spent in the beautiful colonial city of Cartagena de Indias.   Donde Fidel This is how the Lonely Planet describes this [...]

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11 things from 2011

11 things from 2011

As anyone in the blogosphere, I should write a post looking back to 2011 and another one listing the resolutions for 2012. Maybe I should say that “end of the year is always a good moment to stop and analyze” or something like that. But truth to be told – I spent a fair amount of [...]

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Experiment #5: 3 months of vagabonding

Experiment #5: 3 months of vagabonding

I’m very proud to present this experiment, the greatest so far. This time isn’t a “one month change of habits” kind of experiment as the previous ones. This time are hundreds experiments inside a bigger one. Something planned well ahead, waited, prepared, executed and still with consequences under investigation. Here it is: from June to [...]

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