Posts Tagged “Backpackers”

Backpackers at Exito Supermarket in Colombia

By | May 11, 2012

Shopping at Exito Supermarket in Cartagena, Colombia. Backpackers Brie from Australia & myself from Canada are buying some groceries to make dinner back at El Viajero Hostel. I was craving a yummy salad since being in Colombia, I had been eating a lot of fried foods. We had in mind a tuna salad with guacamole. […]

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Travel Cartagena – Backpackers & Hostels

By | May 7, 2012

This video takes place on my second day in Cartagena, Colombia. I know there are a lot of people want to travel, but perhaps they are alone & they think what am I going to do alone? How am I going to travel alone to another side of the world? You can do it! Never […]

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Aussie’s Lost a Tube of Vegemite on Their Backpacking Travels

By | April 24, 2012

Vegemite, an Australian essential to pack when travelling for long periods of time abroad. While staying at El Viajero Hostel in Cartagena, Colombia, I met two Australian ladies who brought with them 4 tubes of Vegemite. I never knew there were travel sizes for Vegemite, but the tubes apparently are better for packing. Unfortunately, they […]

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“No Gracias” – Cartagena, Colombia

By | April 20, 2012

Do you want a statue, maracas, jewellery, cigars,sunglasses paintings, fruit? NO GRACIAS! Ok, well the yummy fruit I wanted in Cartagena, Colombia.( I had the yummiest Mangos!) Tourists are bombarded by locals asking if they want to buy souvenirs. What they don’t realize is that it gets annoying very fast. What happens is when someone […]

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Backpacking Wake Up Time 3:45 a.m. Opps, I woke you up on Toronto time!!

By | October 13, 2011

” Elaine, can you wake me up at 4:45 a.m. for the tour tomorrow morning?” a backpacker asked me at Mamallena Hostel in Panama City. We were going to be picked up at 5:30 a.m. for the San Blas Islands. “Of course I can wake you up!” I told her! I didn’t realize that my […]

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