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Salento, La Serrana and the Last Leg of the Coffee Region

Ryan finally makes it to Salento and the Valle de Cocorá in the heart of Colombia's coffee region.

A Scary Mellow Medellín Halloween

Falling in the middle of the week seemed to confuse people. Or maybe it just didn't excite people. I went out on Saturday, Oct. 27,...

Photo Essay: Envigado in December

"Wow" was my first reaction upon seeing Envigado in December.  I'd never seen anything like the lights strung above the streets.  Since all Colombian...

Happy (Belated) 200th Birthday Colombia

I arrived in Medellin just in time for Colombia’s 200th anniversary. The Bicentenario, bicentennial, was celebrated just as we celebrate the independence of our country. Everyone...

Arriving in Medellin, One Year Later

A year and three days after leaving Medellin in 2009, I once again rode a shuttle bus from Jose Maria Cordova International Airport down...

Colombia’s Day Of Love And Friendship

I had only been in Colombia a few weeks when Valentine's Day, 2009 arrived. When I asked around about special events at the bars and...

Semana Santa in Medellin

The Holy Week of Easter is the most important Catholic religious festival in South America. Semana Santa, Holy Week, celebrates the last days of...