Posts Tagged: colombia

Museo del Oro

Bogotá, Colombia. Even if you’re not that into museums, you should consider visiting the amazing Museo del Oro (in English, “Gold Museum” – another post about it here). It’s the largest pre-Hispanic collection of gold pieces in the World. The

Museo del Oro

Bogotá, Colombia. Even if you’re not that into museums, you should consider visiting the amazing Museo del Oro (in English, “Gold Museum” – another post about it here). It’s the largest pre-Hispanic collection of gold pieces in the World. The

The World is your…?

Photo taken in Playa Blanca, close to Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) A recent comment on a previous post gave me an idea. Therefore please do pronounce yourselves. This is extremely important.

The World is your…?

Photo taken in Playa Blanca, close to Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) A recent comment on a previous post gave me an idea. Therefore please do pronounce yourselves. This is extremely important.

La bandeja paisa!

“Time is relative. Lunchtime doubly so.” – Douglas Adams I usually go looking around for local spots, following locals around lunch/dinner time and seeing where they go. So let me introduce to you, avid readers, an extraordinary piece of Colombian typical

La bandeja paisa!

“Time is relative. Lunchtime doubly so.” – Douglas Adams I usually go looking around for local spots, following locals around lunch/dinner time and seeing where they go. So let me introduce to you, avid readers, an extraordinary piece of Colombian typical

El Peñón – Antioquia, Colombia

El Peñón de Guatapé is a big monolithic rock approximately 200 metres high (656 ft), and one out of three reasons why I wanted to visit Medellín (the other two were the “bandeja paisa” and something else I can’t remember). It’s a

El Peñón – Antioquia, Colombia

El Peñón de Guatapé is a big monolithic rock approximately 200 metres high (656 ft), and one out of three reasons why I wanted to visit Medellín (the other two were the “bandeja paisa” and something else I can’t remember). It’s a

Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena de Indias is a terrific place. Sure, probably a bit dodgy if you’re walking alone at night on the wrong street… but still, it’s a terrific place. I’m no connoisseur, but I found the colonial architecture within the old

Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena de Indias is a terrific place. Sure, probably a bit dodgy if you’re walking alone at night on the wrong street… but still, it’s a terrific place. I’m no connoisseur, but I found the colonial architecture within the old

Tutus Mobio

“Porque cada objeto cotidiano habla, Tiene una presencia, Son fantasmas vivos en la casa.” Tutus Mobio was born in Ivory Coast and grew up in France (his “headquarters” – Paris). This was yet one of several marvelous characters I’ve bumped into, and

Tutus Mobio

“Porque cada objeto cotidiano habla, Tiene una presencia, Son fantasmas vivos en la casa.” Tutus Mobio was born in Ivory Coast and grew up in France (his “headquarters” – Paris). This was yet one of several marvelous characters I’ve bumped into, and

Museu del Oro – Bogotá, Colombia

If you ever find yourself in Bogotá, make sure you visit the Museu del Oro. It’s probably one of the most interesting museums I’ve seen. Thousands of ancient gold pieces, interactive rooms (for children and adults), among other goodies. And

Museu del Oro – Bogotá, Colombia

If you ever find yourself in Bogotá, make sure you visit the Museu del Oro. It’s probably one of the most interesting museums I’ve seen. Thousands of ancient gold pieces, interactive rooms (for children and adults), among other goodies. And