Feliz Navidad!

Feliz Navidad to all! I had a wonderful Christmas! I especially want to give a big thanks to Kimberly and all my family in Seattle for sending me such a lovely video! I feel so thankful to have that video and the an amazing family! Kimberly you are the best. Some highlights in the video-…

Frutas Nuevos

Forgive me as I do not know the names, just had the experience. New fruit! Can you believe it? Most of it tasted like kiwi, however a crazy experience. I am cooking most food from the supermarket as most of Colombian food is greasy! I cannot bear to do that for a year! The fruit…

Avi Park, Medellin

Avi park is just a metro ride away where you can take suspended cable cars up to the top of a green mountain where the park is. You can ride bikes, horses, or motorcycles around the park. Free ride up and gorgeous park to greet you once you get to the top. My Spanish is…

Guadape Hermosa

The town of Guadape was absolutely breath taking. It was the first time this trip where the landscape really blew me away. I am learning to take my time with whatever I am doing, and to just enjoy all the ups and downs. I love day trips! You get to experaince another world within a…

Medellin, Colombia

Yesterday I took a bus from Bogota to Medellin about a 9.5 hour bus ride. The bus was pretty comfortable despite the fact that I sat next to a guy that was sick and was too large for his own seat! Despite the odds I was able to fall asleep. I arrived in Medellin early…

Hola Hostel Vida

This week I have split from my couch surfing experience and gone on my way to the hostel scene. It is very different from the authentic and amazing family and community feel that I was so blessed to be able to do. I am grateful to the family and will cherish those first memories of…