3 days on a cargo boat on the Amazon River (from Colombia to Peru)

We concluded our stay in Leticia (Colombia) on Friday, Jan 24 by taking a cargo boat from Santa Rosa, Peru at 7:30 pm. We arrived in Iquitos, Peru at 12:30 am Sunday, Jan 26. Ticket cost: 80 soles (~$26 USD) For clarity sake: Brazil, Colombia and Peru intersect in this part of the Amazon. You can…

Vision Quest Camp and Leticia, the Colombian Jungle

A Vision Quest is a rite of passage in some Native American cultures. It is usually only undertaken by young males entering adulthood but it is now offered to everyone who is striving to finding the path. It is a commitment that people make for 4, 7, 9, and 13 days in consecutive years. The Quester is planted…

Colombia: the secrets of Bogota and Medellin

Colombia, the land of indigenous people, waterfalls, palm trees, wast green valleys, glamorous rugged mountains, white beaches, aquamarine waters, plastic bags in all shape, color and forms, horses/cows/mules (+ their shit), policia, arts, and drugs! Days in Colombia: 35 Cities visited: Bogota Cartagena Santa Marta/Taganga/Palomino Salento – La Zona Cafetera Medellin Colombia is a secret…