Ecuador, Isla de la Plata, South America, travelsandmore

The poor mans Galápagos – Isla de la Plata

I first heard the words ‘Poor Mans Galapagos’ in Quito, Ecuador. From hearing the words, I started researching Isla de la Plata and instantly became obsessed. From this moment I was hooked on the idea of visiting the Ecuadorian island. After some questionable boat experiences I convinced myself that the hour long journey would be… Read More The poor mans Galápagos – Isla de la Plata

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

The colourful streets of Guatape, Colombia

A quick trip to the man made lagoons of Guatape, Colombia. Situated two hours east of Medellin just like the local Colombian’s do. We found ourselves in Guatape, a once deprived declining tourism destination now a regeneration fantasy with colourful buildings to match. During the holidays and on weekends Colombians and backpackers flood the colourful… Read More The colourful streets of Guatape, Colombia