Minca Travel Guide

Minca Travel Guide

Nestled in the mountains above the coastal colonial city of Santa Marta lies Minca, a town where monkeys and toucans still roam wild, where the air you breathe is pure, cool, and unpolluted. Here, you can find waterfalls with cold water freshly filtered down from the Sierra Nevada mountains, quaint coffee farms still using traditional [...]

Galerazamba: Colombia’s pink sea. Another wonder of nature ruined by tourism?

Galerazamba: Colombia’s pink sea. Another wonder of nature ruined by tourism?

Less than an hour's drive from the bustling streets of Cartagena lies a place so surreal it seems straight out of a García Márquez novel: after driving past kilometres of nothingness, one suddenly stumbles across a bubble-gum pink lake, with people flocking around it like flamingos around a watering hole. Welcome to Galerazamba, a relatively [...]

Why does it always rain on me? 6 things to do when it rains in Cartagena

Why does it always rain on me? 6 things to do when it rains in Cartagena

One may think that living in Cartagena, situated on the edge of the relentlessly beautiful Caribbean ocean, it's bikinis-and-flip-flops weather every day of the year. And technically, you could do this, if you're not averse to getting a few strange looks every now and again. But Cartagena, like countless other tropical cities and countries, has [...]