Meeting the Locals in Medellin

Santiago is 17 years old and taking me on a tour of his neighbourhood in Medellin. St Javier or Comuna 13 was once the most dangerous district in Medellin where violence was the norm and no tourist in their right mind would visit. 10 per cent of all murders took place here and the area…

A Journey like No Other

I haven’t written on this blog for several weeks. The truth is, life changed in an instant through the spring and summer. When i wrote my list of things to do this year one was to spend more time with family. How true that turned out to be. Mum became really ill this year. Some…