Posts Tagged: Colombia

Paradise is not Pristine

The Rosario Islands at dawn as seen from a casita balcony in Baru, Colombia “Paradise is not pristine…” So I scribbled in my journal as the bellicose rays of the unforgiving Colombian sun battered my bare back, exposed through my “paradise”-coloured

Paradise is not Pristine

The Rosario Islands at dawn as seen from a casita balcony in Baru, Colombia “Paradise is not pristine…” So I scribbled in my journal as the bellicose rays of the unforgiving Colombian sun battered my bare back, exposed through my “paradise”-coloured

McQueendom

At the top of Cartagena’s Castillo San Felipe de Barajas the breeze and the view will take your mind off the scorching sun, if only for a moment   Second day in Cartagena, easy whites again to beat the heat.

McQueendom

At the top of Cartagena’s Castillo San Felipe de Barajas the breeze and the view will take your mind off the scorching sun, if only for a moment   Second day in Cartagena, easy whites again to beat the heat.

Cartagena Crop

An out-of-focus to capture the OOTD. In a hurry to find air-conditionining, it’s no surprise all our shots were blurry When my friend and I visited Cartagena des Indias, Colombia earlier this month, we were fully prepared… or so we

Cartagena Crop

An out-of-focus to capture the OOTD. In a hurry to find air-conditionining, it’s no surprise all our shots were blurry When my friend and I visited Cartagena des Indias, Colombia earlier this month, we were fully prepared… or so we

Fringe Benefit

      Departing for Baru from Bocagrande, Cartagena Bocagrande in our wake Clear blue skies and wind in the fringe The perks of being a planner = a night in Baru, Colombia at the beautiful Casa San Agustin. This

Fringe Benefit

      Departing for Baru from Bocagrande, Cartagena Bocagrande in our wake Clear blue skies and wind in the fringe The perks of being a planner = a night in Baru, Colombia at the beautiful Casa San Agustin. This

In Living Colour

There’s something about being in the tropics that inspires a brazen combination of colours. Besides, when one invests in a hotly hued pump, one finds every reason to play with colour. Since these  Dior pumps entered my life about a

In Living Colour

There’s something about being in the tropics that inspires a brazen combination of colours. Besides, when one invests in a hotly hued pump, one finds every reason to play with colour. Since these  Dior pumps entered my life about a

Body Conscious?

The Tcherassi Hotel is a chic establishment in Cartegena, Colombia. The beautiful courtyard is home to Italian restaurant Vera. I thought it a propos, given the sharp aesthetic of the hotel and restaurant, to wear something clean and polished but

Body Conscious?

The Tcherassi Hotel is a chic establishment in Cartegena, Colombia. The beautiful courtyard is home to Italian restaurant Vera. I thought it a propos, given the sharp aesthetic of the hotel and restaurant, to wear something clean and polished but

In The Belly of Beauty

Walking toward the cliff-top cabana in the thick of the night, feet sinking with each stride into the sand between two tides, with only a small flashlight to guide my steps, I stopped to look at the moon as she sat placidly curled in the inky sky. The waves were voraciously licking the land, each tide pounding with its own rhythm; both colluding to emit a wild symphony heightened to wondrous delight by the colourful call of the not-so-distant jungle.

In The Belly of Beauty

Walking toward the cliff-top cabana in the thick of the night, feet sinking with each stride into the sand between two tides, with only a small flashlight to guide my steps, I stopped to look at the moon as she sat placidly curled in the inky sky. The waves were voraciously licking the land, each tide pounding with its own rhythm; both colluding to emit a wild symphony heightened to wondrous delight by the colourful call of the not-so-distant jungle.