Minca: the best place in Colombia I never planned on going to.

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Minca is one of those small towns that the Lonely Planet barely devotes a page to, so it was never part of my itinerary. I had barely even heard of the place until meeting Jay in Santa Marta, and it turned out that he owned a hostel up there in the Sierra Nevada mountains. After traveling with him and Susan to Tayrona, where I picked his brain about what Minca was like, I decided I should see it for myself and we decided to meet there in a couple days. Continue reading

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The cats I met in Colombia.

I am a huge cat lover, and I seem to be always coming across them (and taking photos!) on the road when I travel. Here are just a few of the cats I met in Colombia:

This little guy beat me up and down the hill while I was staying at Casa Loma in Minca.

This little guy beat me up and down the hill every day while I was staying at Casa Loma in Minca.

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