Posts Tagged “Cartagena”

Watching My Dreams Manifest, Video on Thomas Cook Airlines to Gatwick

By | February 7, 2013

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Hey Everyone, I wanted to share with you this old video I found on my You Tube Channel that I created in flight on Thomas Cook Airlines to Gatwick in March 2011. Watching this almost 2 years later, and having entered a few days ago in My Destination’s Biggest Baddest Bucket List, I’m thinking OMG […]

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Eating Arepas in Colombia

By | June 25, 2012

This is my experience eating arepas at Arepas Pues in Cartagena, Colombia with Will, a friend I met on www.couchsurfing.org Arepas is a very popular dish in Colombia, as well as many other Latin countries. It is a flat, round, patty made of cornmeal or flour which can be grilled, baked, boiled, or fried. In […]

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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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Las Palenqueras, Fruit Basket Ladies in Cartagena.

By | April 23, 2012

Going to Cartagena, the only expectation I had was to see the famous ladies balancing fruit baskets on their heads. These Fruit Basket Ladies were always the first thing that came to mind when I thought about Colombia. I found out their name is Las Palenqueras, as they come from the city San Basilio De […]

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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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