Like many other cities in South America, Bucaramanga also has its annual festival, called Feria Bonita. In September, various art performances are held all over town. It is an opportunity to watch Colombian dance and music, mostly for free. One of the shows I went to was a salsa concert in Concha Acústica, where everyone… Read More Dancing in the Rain (Bucaramanga Part 2)
“Where the hell is Bucaramanga?” That question popped into mind after I found out that I was going to live in this town in Colombia that I had never heard before, for more or less 4 months. Only finding very little information on the internet, I finally got a definite answer after 40-something hours of… Read More City of 220 Parks (Bucaramanga Part 1)
“Are we really doing this?” I asked mi amiga de viajes Annisa for the umphteenth time. We were on a minivan, heading to El Desierto de Tatacoa, about 6 hours from Bogotá. My doubt slash wonder about going to the desert was with two pretty good reasons. One, we were previously penniless in Bogotá and… Read More Morning Trek in The Tatacoa Desert
The answer is simple: take a fluffy blanket with you and wear socks. And I’m not talking about one of those ankle socks that are nicely hidden in your sneakers. I’m talking about the knitted socks your aunt gave you last Christmas. Let me tell you, the night buses in Colombia are extremely cold. And… Read More How To Survive Night Buses in Colombia
Looking back on my Maratua Trip, many interesting things happened. On my 2nd day, early in the morning I jumped on to the boat with my guide Alex and we went to Kakaban Island. The island is around 1 hour ride from Maratua. I then arrived in this green island with a small jetty… Read More Fried & Splish Splash
Honestly, I guess I’m not the right person to be writing this. I’m what you might consider as a Chionophile (if that’s even a real word) or someone who thrive in winter conditions. I guess back in the days, it was an ultimate dream of mine to live in a tropical island, but it make a… Read More A Short Trip To The Tropics!
I guess living in the tropics actually made us have an enormous craving for the cold weather. A bunch of us at Le Sac HQ are those who are diagnosed with Chionophile according to a few people. Our anticipation grew as we waited and waited for the end of the year to come. We kept glaring to… Read More bohemian winter
Beautiful sunny day on Charles Bridge.