Monthly Archives: December 2010

Refugees Run the Seas Because We Own Our Own Boats

*This is part 1 of 2 of Cartagena.  See part 2 below.* Destination Colombia.  FARC rebels conduct secret raids across the Venezuelan border while drug peddlers deal cocaine on the streets?  Isn’t is just SO dangerous?  While a lot of that stuff … Continue reading

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The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

*This is part 2 of 2 of Cartagena.  See part 1 above.* Our Lonely Planet calls Cartagena’s central market, the Mercado Bazurto, “not for the faint of heart.”  Reading this, we knew we had to go.  Catching a cab, we ventured … Continue reading

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