Practicing yoga in Bogotá 

Bikram yoga Similar to Medellín, Bogotá has a great yoga culture. If you search through Google you will be able to find a lot of studios, offering all different styles possible and surely on within walking distance. I decided to give Bikram yoga a try. I always had a lot of respect for that style…

Big city life : Bogota

Coming to Bogota was entering a completly new Colombia. I hadn´t any expectations so got a bit confused once I arrived. The architecture is so different to what I have seen before. It was a bit weird. The streets looked like I were in England. The weather (18°C instead of over 30°C) felt like my…

Practicing yoga in Medellin

HappyYoga in Medellin Apart from not liking the city too much I have to recognize it has a great offer for practicing yoga. I went just through the google maps search using my location in el Poblado as a base and there were actually 4 studios within walking distance. My first Kundalini class I ended…

My birthday escape to Medellin…

…was un unfortunately not what I was expecting. From being one of the world most dangerous cities due to Escobar and his drug emperium, nowadays Medellin was supposed to be a trendy and modern city. From what I read on the internet beforehand I imagined something similar to Barcelona. A bad start I reserved in…

Valledupar

The past days I was visitng a friend living in Valledupar. His favorite phrase that days was that “its the third time we met and every time was on a different continent”. Quite cool actually. Besides that, Valledupar hasn´t too much to offer. There are no tourist attractions a part from some statues and I´m…

Doing yoga at the Carribean Coast of Colombia

As you might already have noticed unfortunately there aren´t too many possibilities for practicing yoga in the area of the Carribean Coastline. The only places where you will find some classes are usually in the spots where you can also do surfing. There was the possibility of attending a class in Costeno Beach which almost…

Gambhira & Goloka – going back to nature

Day one – the arrival Today I arrived in Gambhira, an eco yoga village an hour away from Santa Marta. The getting there was an experience as for a start not knowing what further adventure to come. First of all I contacted them via e-mail beforehand a couple of times without receiving any remply so…

Next Stop Santa Marta – visiting Minca and Tayrona National Park

Santa Marta – be aware of thiefs Santa Marta is a five hours bus ride from Cartagena. The town itself hasn´t really got any highlights but its a good departure point for daily excursions. The streets are normal, there are lots of shops and not too many tourists but enough to be an unsave city….

Island vibes at San Andres

My next stop took me to San Andres, a small island (about 27km²) in the Carribean sea at the hight of Nicaragua and 1,5 flight hours away from Cartagena. First I need to tell you a thing I haven´t heard about before, so I will mention it first: there apparently is some kind of tax…

Visiting Cartagena – anecdotes and travel information

bia A tale of three birds and how we should be happy with what lies in front of us I was hanging out in Bocagrande Beach when I was the witness of the following szene: right to my left side there were three birds and a half empy plastic bag of chips some kid might…