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It is by no means, on the Must-See list for tourists in Medellín. But I was fascinated enough to see where the infamous Colombian drug lord had ended up after his unparalleled life and the ensuing tragic death.

Colombia Medellin Pablo Escobar Grave

Colombia Medellin Pablo Escobar Grave

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Do not miss this one of the most idyllic places in Colombia! Perfect, whether you are a full blown hippy, nudist curious or partied out traveller seeking some sun, fun and relaxation.

Picture of Cabo San Juan (de Guía)

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Much of the world’s cocaine is produced in Colombia. In its jungle in the north, I had an opportunity to visit a working cocaine laboratory, and get an insight into production of cocaine, and to a larger degree, its trade.

Colombia - Cocaine Laboratory - Coca Leaves

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Once you’ve been there, it’s easy to see how you can ‘lose’ a city.

CO La Ciudad Perdida Camp

Colombia - La Ciudad Perdida - Kogi House Style Camp


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If you fly to Colombia, you’ll miss out on a memorable experience of sailing the Caribbean Sea discovering idyllic tiny islands and a unique culture that inhabit them.

PA-San Blas Archipelago-Island

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This truly spiritual place is more than just a hill on the edge of one of the most spectacular lakes in the world, but a window into your soul.

BO Copacabana CerroCalvario Offering1

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Here is a picture of the Peruvian hairless dog I saw in Trujillo, Peru.

I had read about them previously but I was still a bit shocked when I saw the first one. Doesn’t it look like it’s just survived an inferno or something?

PE Trujillo HairlessDog

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Do you recognise these 3 walls full of graffiti?

Each is a shrine in its own way.

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MA Meknes Camelhead

Here’s a sight some of you might be horrified at. I certainly hadn’t seen a camel’s head hanging at the butcher shop before.

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Guadalupe, a small town in the west of Panama, is one of the most charming places I have visited in Central America. The beauty of this unassuming mountain town is not obvious at first, but before long, you will start to discover the vivacity and peace that pervade its fertile green hills.

Panama Guadalupe Farm

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Since the first day I first saw a picture of Torres del Paine I dreamt of seeing it someday, but I didn’t know anything about it other than it was somewhere in South America. I did get to realise that dream but it turned out to be a truly unforgettable and excruciating experience in more ways than one.

CL TorresDelPaine LasTorres

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One day I saw this amazing picture in National Geographic magazine which instantly grabbed my attention. The colours were so spectacular I wasn’t sure what I was looking at and I wondered if indeed it was from this planet. It was an aerial picture of the Fountain Paint Pot, and ever since then Yellowstone had fuelled my imagination.

USA - Yellowstone - Grand Prismatic Spring

Grand Prismatic Spring (From http://www.nps.gov; Click to enlarge)

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Many do not know where Bolivia is. Even less know about Potosí in the south of the country. This is a story about its mines and the miners buried deep inside them.

BO Potosi Miners

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It is the tallest waterfall in the world. But to me, it wasn’t the soaring heights it descended from that was the most memorable but the meandering journey you need to take to see the gentle giant in the remoteness.

Venezuela - Salto Angel - Salto Angel 2

Venezuela - Salto Angel - Salto Angel 2

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