Colombia’s Caribbean Coast – Beaches on a Budget

12 03 2012

SOUTH AMERICA – THE JOURNEY PART 30

Colombia’s Caribbean Coast (on a budget)

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Normally when you mention sun, beaches and ruby sunsets an explosion of “oohs” resonates around the room. Yet when you disclose the high price tag, the “ooohs” turn to low murmured “arghs”.

But it needn’t be so. Colombia’s Caribbean coast indulges those on a shoestring budget with hammock swinging cheapness, jungle-draped bays and the occasional flamingo.

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Murder in Bahia Inglesa

8 07 2010

SOUTH AMERICA –┬áTHE JOURNEY PART 8
CHILE

Bahia Inglesa

He drew his hand across his throat and his black eyes bore into mine. He took a step closer, his stale breath – tinged with alcohol from last night’s drinking – filled my nostrils. My eyes widened in fear as I digested his motion: he was going to slice my throat.

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