Adventure in Colombia, South America


posted on 27th of april, 2012
Just back from an adventure throughout Colombia, South America. Find new pix in my portfolio of hard to find images of Colombia including Bogota, Cartagena and San Andres Island in the Caribbean. Only a handful of San Andres Island pix were available here before my new portfolio offerings.




Btw, Colombia, as all my adventures, was fascinating: Bogota's Candelaria district has quickly changed from a drug and prostitute infested neighborhood to a tourist friendly mecca with all the important buildings of government and historic churches mixing with the classic architecture of cobbled, narrow streets.



Cartagena is one of my beloved UNESCO world heritage sites (always include at least one UNESCO...

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Posted by smartview27 on May 02, 2012
Great photos !
Posted by Laurasinelle on May 01, 2012
Thanks for sharing! nice images!
Posted by Egomezta on April 30, 2012
I hope I can go to Colombia soon. Thanks for sharing.



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Adventure in Nicaragua, Central America


posted on 30th of april, 2012

As you can see from my portfolio, I am adventuring in Nicaragua quite frequently at the rate of 4-5 times per year. My destination is always Big Corn Island where I go for the usual of R&R and the unusual of greater understanding of life through interactions with native Nicaraguan Islanders who live a much different life, although quite similar in certain respects, to my life in a suburban enclave of New York City. Of course all houses in my small village in New York have electricity, indoor toilets, hot water heating systems and more while many of my native friends live in houses duly constructed of sheet metal which the locals (and I) call "zinc houses".
Often there is no power source and no running water in the houses and quite frequently the toilet is an outhouse on the...

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Posted by Laurasinelle on May 01, 2012
Nice images! Thanks for share!
Posted by Twindesign on May 01, 2012
Nice article. Living without mortgage, debt, stress from work etc. makes you more happy than having an SUV and a big screen plasma TV. I bet they don't even miss the stuff we all want. In the west (including myself) we are always in a hurry and a day is always to short.



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