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The Lost City, Colombia: A Complete Guide on Hiking to the Ciudad Perdida

This post was born 14 Jan, 2018 No comments
Visiting Ciudad Perdida: The complete guide for hiking to the lost city colombia
It was 6 in the morning and I was knee deep in the Buritaca River about a three days’ walk from any paved road, mobile signal or A/C unit. With trail shoes gripped in one hand and a walking stick enclosed in the other, I forged through its brisk waters, almost plunging into the shallows […]
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Time and Place Combinations: A Travel Destination For Every Month

This post was born 01 Jan, 2018 19 Comments
Colored rooftiles of reykjavik
“Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of your life.” Yeah, ok we get it. Our friends quote this to us after bad breakups, therapists line their office walls with poster versions, and parents pin it to their Pinspiration boards the world over. But deep down it’s all a lie. Everyone knows the first […...
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Week 4 and 5: Dispatched From Cartagena and Palomino, Colombia

This post was born 20 Dec, 2017 No comments
Things to do in Palomino Colombia
Weeks 4 and 5 were a bit of an odd couple. Not in the travel experiences so much as in my route which involved some unexpected to-ing and fro-ing. I started Week 4 in Cartagena and ended it in the hippie beach town of Palomino. Meanwhile Week 5 saw the reverse effect, beginning in Palomino […]
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Week 3: Dispatched From The San Blas Islands, Panama

This post was born 06 Dec, 2017 No comments
The Ultimate Guide to Sailing from Panama to Colombia via the San Blas Islands
When I divulged my plans to kick-off the first Travel Dispatch journey in Panama City everyone asked me why start there? Truthfully it had nothing to do with my wanting to explore Panama and everything to do with an article I read three years ago on how you could sail from Panama to Colombia. In the […]
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Week 2: Dispatched From El Valle de Anton, Panama

This post was born 29 Nov, 2017 No comments
Dispatched from el valle de anton panama -
Week 2 of my current 52 week round-the-world trip was supposed to see me on a sailboat from Panama City to Cartagena, Colombia. But as per usual when it comes to my excellent planning skills, procrastination hit and I waited too long to book my passage. The next available slot wasn’t for another 8 days. I knew I...
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Week 1: Dispatched From Panama City

This post was born 22 Nov, 2017 No comments
Week 1 Recap: Seafood Market Panama City
I can’t believe one week has already passed since I moved permanently onto the road and officially kicked off the Travel Dispatch’s first journey. It feels like I just touched down in Panama yesterday yet as I sit writing this recap, it’s surreal how much I’ve seen and done in such a short amoun...