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Enjoying the Caribbean Beach in Cartagena, Colombia

When you think of Colombia, you probably think of busy South American cities full of empanadas and beautiful fabrics (and maybe drugs – but let’s not get into that right now…). However, Cartagena is not a bustling metropolis, it’s more … Continue reading

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Searching for the Elusive Bengal Tiger – Sundarbans Trip (Part 2)

The Sundarbans are home to an estimated 400 Bengal tigers, and most tourists who come to the area are in search of these tigers (and other exotic animals).  Unfortunately, we didn’t see any tigers, but we did have a lot … Continue reading

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Christmas in Mexico – Sun, Sand and Margaritas!

During the summer, my mom was asking my sister (Shannon) and I what we should do for Christmas.  We both went to Vancouver to visit Shanni last year, so we figured this year we should all go somewhere instead (especially … Continue reading

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Chilling by the Coast

It’s hard to believe the time is coming to and end, but I wanted to make the most of my time here by seeing as many different parts of the country as I could.  Thankfully, my friend Yazan (who was … Continue reading

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Togo! Beaches, Dancing and Voodoo….

In December there is a public holiday on the first Friday of the month – Farmer’s Day!  So of course I decided to go away… duh!  I had met this group called Adventure Junkies while we were in the Volta … Continue reading

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Weekend at the Beach

I can’t believe I’ve already lived in Accra for 3.5 months and I haven’t really had a beach day yet.  Accra is right on the coast of Ghana (in the south) and it is a tropical country, so you’d think … Continue reading

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