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Cancun and a First Taste of Mexico

You may have noticed we haven’t posted as much about food on this trip. Sadly, apart from Ceviche, the cuisine in South America just didn’t live up to the standards of Asia and it was so unhealthy! At first it seems great but a few weeks of eating only fried food and carbs with absolutely no flavour in any dish it starts to get less appealing. Mexico, thankfully, is where this all changed. Continue reading

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From the Mountains of Minca to the Caribbean Coast

Minca is a small town up in the mountains of North Colombia and just forty five minutes from Santa Marta city. There are lots of hikes and waterfalls in the area but we headed to La Candelaria, a coffee and chocolate farm. It’s a bit of a mission to get to, a 4WD (or moto-taxi if you’re brave!) for about twenty minutes on a very steep bumpy road and then a sweaty fifteen minute walk uphill to the Finca. Continue reading