Category Archives: Colombia

Welcome to the EverTheNomad blog! My name is Anja. I'm a New York-based travel writer who also takes an occasional good photo. Whether I'm traveling through the back roads of some faraway country or sitting in my Brooklyn apartment on a rainy night, this is where I share my thoughts and impressions.

Global Glimpses: Medellín, Colombia

In December 2009 I visited Medellín, Colombia. I took this photo in the far northeast of the city, the barrio of Santo Domingo Savio, a hillside shantytown that used to be a no-go zone during the era of Pablo Escobar, … Continue reading

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Two days in Cartagena

I arrived to Cartagena de Indias on my birthday. It was Sunday morning, exactly 17 days ago. At 8am, I checked into Casa Boutique Veranera, an adorable five-room hotel built around a leafy inner patio in the San Diego quarter … Continue reading

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The revival of Medellín

It’s been an intense week in Colombia. I am writing this from Cartagena, a magical town on the country’s Caribbean coast. On my Sunday afternoon stroll here, I felt like I’ve stumbled into a Gabriel García Márquez novel. I arrived … Continue reading

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Travel as I like it

Today is one of those days when I ache for languid time on the road, afternoons spent lounging on a sun-washed square. Those days when there is no rush to get to the next place. When the destination is the … Continue reading

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Guest post: Colombia

This week we travel to Colombia with fellow blogger Ernest White II aka Fly Brother. Ernest recently wrapped up his four-year stint in Colombia, where he worked as a teacher in Barranquilla on the Caribbean coast and in the capital … Continue reading

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