In December 2019 I boarded an airplane to Colombia where I would be staying for 10 days. It was supposed to be a Solo trip but I ended up finding a travel partner on Tourlina. Tourlina is a travel app geared specifically for female solo travellers looking to travel with other women. The App matches you with persons who have the same interest and travel dates. I was matched with an amazing German traveller and my experience in Colombia would not have been the same without her.

Colombia is so rich with culture, beautiful, coffee and food. I could have easily spent a whole month there and still not seen experience everything I wanted to. I will say I did get to see and do a lot more than I imagined. Here are the highlights of my trip:

  • Cartagena | This beautiful walled city should be very high on everyone’s bucket list
  • Tayrona National Park | We took a 24hr trip to this park and managed to hike and catch some beautiful views
  • Salento | This place is magical. I was blown away by how beautiful this town is.
  • Christmas Cocora Valley Hike | We got up and hiked the entire Cocora Valley, the entire time I kept thinking, this is what Heaven must be like.
  • Guatape | Yes! The view at the top of this rock was well worth it.
  • Medellin | Bustling heart of Colombia, we got to visit their MOMA and Communa 13. The Street art was well worth it.

I think Colombia must be visited by everyone in their lifetime, if only for the ceviche.

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Hello, I am Cindy, a Jamaican girl living in Trinidad & Tobago who is thoroughly enjoying island life. I started the BookOfCinz platform to encourage people to Read, read More, read Widely, and Read Caribbean.

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