Tota Lake (Laguna de Tota) Boyaca, Colombia

Tota Lake (Laguna de Tota) Boyaca, Colombia

Tota Lake (or Laguna de Tota) is the biggest lake in Colombia. The size of the lake and the surrounding Andes mountains make it a magical place to visit. But it wasn’t only the esthetics of the place that made it so memorable; it was the kindness of the people here...
Sogamoso, Boyaca (Colombia)

Sogamoso, Boyaca (Colombia)

The month that I spent in Sogamoso was one of my favorite travel experiences that I’ve had. The city is perfectly positioned for hiking and numerous day trips to visit cute little towns inhabited by kind folks.  Although the quantity and quality of things to do around...
Paipa & Duitama (Boyaca, Colombia)

Paipa & Duitama (Boyaca, Colombia)

Paipa is a popular vacation town that is mostly frequented by residents of Bogota, Colombia’s massive capital city. A lot of these people come to stay at the natural hot springs resorts or to enjoy some water sports on Sochagota Lake. Although there’s a lot of fun to...
Mérida, Yucatán

Mérida, Yucatán

Mérida is quickly becoming a top vacation and retirement destination in Mexico (for those with heat tolerance). In this post I will go through some of my favorite experiences in Mérida which should paint the appeal picture for the Yucatán’s capital city. One of...
Journey through Mayan Campeche

Journey through Mayan Campeche

Mexico is a big country that encompasses many different cultures. One of the reasons I was excited to spend some time in the Yucatán Peninsula, was to immerse myself in Mayan Culture     Calkini is statistically Mexico’s most Mayan town. This seemed...