A TROPICAL TRIPTYCH, PART 1: ASHTON GIRL IN T’JUNGLE

Pastures new and Leche mù

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The Fool We Are Right Now

"Colombia isn't as people say it is." This was Romero, our genial immigration officer. Lovely man. Smiling gratefully at him in our post-passage stupor, I let the excitement of yet more discovery bubble away inside me. We are in Santa Marta, a welcoming, vibrant city of half a million on the northern tip of Colombia … Continue reading The Fool We Are Right Now

Union Island and Bonaire…things get sticky

As in, hot. I mean, really hot. Bursting out of your own skin hot. The world simmers like freshly laid tar. Chips and Sprite never tasted so good. But under the water...all is well. Fish of all different colours pass like indifferent commuters. Lazy turtles lie still and do very convincing stone impressions. On the … Continue reading Union Island and Bonaire…things get sticky