3 days enjoying freedom and beauty in a still very preserved place The Tatacoa desert was one of those great surprises you get during a trip. We had read of it in a guide without really wanting to see pictures so that we wouldn’t know what to expect, like for the rest of the places … Continue reading The Tatacoa desert, an unexpected side of Colombia
And don’t forget, sugar is good for you! We found Tia Fabi, from her real name Fabiola Huete (but don’t bother, every body calls her Tia Fabi) through her Instagram account and were pretty surprised to find jams on a platform that usually mostly shows fashion products. And also because after a week in Ecuador … Continue reading Tia Fabi’s jams, a sweet family business
The guy who makes you realize your vision of a toilet paper roll is oh so boring We met Javier Perez aka Cintascotch in a small cafe right down his appartment to talk about his work over a frappée. And just like this frappée we were having, Javier is a breeze of fresh air in … Continue reading Cintascotch, reenchanting your daily life objects
Making our way to the north of Bogotá driving our cute but ugly Chevrolet Spark After a week in Cartagena and around, time has come for my dad to leave us, and for us to leave confort. And because we wanted to make sure that the information had arrived to our brains we decided to spend … Continue reading Villa de Leyva, hello car and back to camping!
Our first steps into the wide world of the “grafiteros”. When you walk for the first time in Bogotá, one of the things that strike you most is the number of graffitis covering the walls around you. Especially in the La Candelaria district. And the more you look at those graffitis, the more you will discover new ones, … Continue reading Bogotá’s graffitis, a recently accepted form of art
The Colombian Carribean coast, or the place that turned out to be the 100% opposite of the clichés of a dangerous Colombia. Cartagena was a special time for us as my dad came along to spend a week with us. Which litterally changed our daily routine. No more camping, no more homemade guacamole on the side … Continue reading 7 days of confort in Cartagena and around
Welcome to Raquira, the land of ceramics, so much it’s almost scary. We have met Maria in the city of Raquira, where ceramics are everywhere and where basically everybody has something to do with it. Ceramic flower pots, ceramic statues on the main square, ceramic decorations hanging out of every house. Ceramics everywhere. So obviously we wanted … Continue reading Maria, painting ceramics since forever