Cartagena – Colombia

Cartagena, a gorgeous fishing village on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, has excellent beaches, a historic old town (that’s entirely walkable) and beautiful colonial architecture. It’s also one of the safest places in the country, so it’s no wonder it’s a popular port of call for cruise ships. Need a break from exploring the cobblestone streets? Stop at an outdoor cafe for excellent pastries and people-watching

2020-08-26T05:09:07+00:00Colombia, Large City, Near water, South America|

Salento – Colombia

Salento is an Andean town in Colombia, west of Bogotá. It’s known for its coffee estates and verdant scenery. East is Cocora Valley where lofty wax palm trees, a national symbol, are home to rare parrots. The town is a gateway to the snow-capped peaks of Los Nevados National Natural Park, to the northeast. In Salento, Calle Real has colourful buildings and craft shops. [google]

2020-08-14T21:29:04+00:00Colombia, Small Town, South America|

Jardin – Colombia

Jardín is an Andean town in northwest Colombia, known for its brightly painted houses, colorful floral displays and milk candies. The main plaza, El Libertador Park, features rose gardens, a central fountain and the twin-towered, neo-Gothic Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, with views from its bell tower.

2020-07-31T17:01:31+00:00Colombia, Small Town, South America|

Carcross – Yukon

Carcross, originally known as Caribou Crossing, is an unincorporated community in Yukon, Canada, on Bennett Lake and Nares Lake. It is home to the Carcross/Tagish First Nation. At the 2016 census it had a population of 301. It is 74 km south-southeast by the Alaska Highway and the Klondike Highway from Whitehorse.

2020-08-20T22:26:06+00:00Upcoming, Yukon|

Dawson City – Yukon

Dawson City is a town on the Yukon River in the Yukon, in northwest Canada. A base during the 19th-century Klondike Gold Rush, the town has several preserved frontier-style buildings. Many of these are found in the Dawson Historical Complex. The Dawson City Museum outlines the history of the Gold Rush, as well as the area’s geology and original settlers, through interactive exhibits and gold-pouring demonstrations.

2020-09-25T08:04:03+00:00Upcoming, Yukon|

Whitehorse – Yukon

Whitehorse is the capital of northwest Canada’s Yukon territory. To the south are the basalt cliffs of Miles Canyon, site of a former gold rush town. From the canyon, the Yukon River Loop Trail winds north past the Whitehorse Fishway fish ladder toward the S.S. Klondike, a restored sternwheeler that once plied the Yukon River. North, the Takhini Hot Pools’ mineral springs offer views of the northern lights in winter.

2020-09-25T08:06:10+00:00Upcoming, Yukon|