Ecuador, Isla de la Plata, South America, travelsandmore

The poor mans Galápagos – Isla de la Plata

I first started reading about Isla de la Plata whilst in Quito, Ecuador and instantly became obsessed with the idea of visiting the Ecuadorian island. After a few questionable boat experiences so far I convinced myself that the hour long journey would be calm and non-life-threatening and found myself speeding towards ‘The Poor Man’s Galapagos’… Read More The poor mans Galápagos – Isla de la Plata

Colombia, Guatape, On the road, South America, travelsandmore

On the road… The colourful streets of Guatapè, Colombia

Colombia is so diverse. A quick trip to the man made lagoons of Guatapè two hours east of Medellin for a little bit of nature just as the Colombians do. We found ourself in Guatapè a once deprived declining tourism destination now a regeneration fantasy. During the holidays and on weekends Colombians and backpackers alike… Read More On the road… The colourful streets of Guatapè, Colombia