Colombia

  • 8 Months in, 8 Months to go — Halfway Through our RWT!

    By Pasture Braised on October 9, 2013
    The first 8 months of our round the world trip took us from Costa Rica through South America and Europe to Turkey. According to our master plan, we’re halfway through the trip, and halfway around the world. It’s already been the trip of a lifetime, and we’re just getting started in Asia.   Here are some of our fondest food and […]
  • Colombia Round Up, Part Two—The Best of Colombia

    By Pasture Braised on April 12, 2013
    Here are the highlights of our three weeks in Colombia. Despite the dark cloud that shadowed our visit and left us without several of our favourite photos, Colombia delivered some incredible experiences. Colombia Travel Highlights Cartagena, Colombia A beautiful sub-Caribbean city full of gorgeous views, colonial architecture, and amazing tropical fruits, Cartagena deserves it UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Home to Colombia’s largest […]
  • Colombia Round Up, Part One

    By Pasture Braised on April 9, 2013
    Beautiful, bountiful, but badly scared, Colombia needs more time to heal from its violent past before facing its travel Mecca future Colombia is an enigma: a land of unlimited natural beauty with a very ugly manmade past. Colombia’s unofficial civil war, known as La Violencia, is not that far gone, but guidebooks, travelers, and ex-pats (not to mention the Huff Post) trip over […]
  • San Blas Panama — Pirates of the Caribbean Edition

    By Pasture Braised on March 25, 2013
    In which we sail postcard-perfect islands, encounter fascinating locals, and survive a one-sided food fight Sailing from San Blas Panama to Cartagena, Colombia satisfied a major to-do on our travel bucket list—a border crossing via boat. It was also one of our stranger adventures. Overland travel between Panama and Colombia is next to impossible. The two countries remain separated by […]