The Esmeralda

Our apartment looks out over the bay and one of our favorite pastimes is watching all the different ships and boats that come to visit Cartagena.  This past weekend we had the chance to tour the beautiful Chilean Navy boat, The Esmeralda. She is only visiting Cartagena for a few days, so we hopped over to […]

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The Evolution of Coffee

When I first arrived in Cartagena, I liked coffee.   I enjoyed it to-go while I was doing other things.  Then, I moved to a place that really loves coffee. I’ve talked about it before, sitting with friends, drinking coffee out of a vintage tea-cup or a big beautiful mug, not rushing on your way […]

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Travel Bucket List

So here is my wish list of places to visit, separated by where I would like to visit one day and where I would like to visit very soon.  Photo disclaimer: only some of these are mine. Current:  I have my eyes on these for the very near future. Aruba:  This island has me all googly-eyed.   […]

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Cartagena Ghost Tour

This may be a little early for Halloween, but I had the chance to take the Ghost Tour in El Centro and couldn’t pass it up.   Cartagena at night is a beautifully different experience.  The cooler temps and charm from all the ambient lighting really makes a feast for the eyes. We used Cartagena […]

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It’s All About the Sun… Screen

I’m pretty pale.  Like it took me 3.5 months of living in the Caribbean to get tan lines.  I have the ability to can get a tan, I just choose to stay pretty clear of it when I have a choice.  We came from a very cloudy climate, so moving to 365 days of sun, […]

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1 Year In…

It isn’t exactly one year just yet, but for all intents and purposes, we are at the beginning of a new school year and back in CTG.  I wrote this post last year about wondering when this place would feel like home.  Well, I’m not sure I can call it home, but it is a […]

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