at the Waters Edge
Travel Blogs from Algoma
... making decisions.
Panama City and Cartagena should be sweltering, near the 90s. But Manizales gets a lot of rain. Bogota is not like Wisconsin, but it gets cool at night. I'm not going to wear shorts when hiking Nevado del Ruiz, and I'm not going to wear my hiking boots on the beach.
I know it will all be good, and somehow, someway, I will manage to pack what I need.
But in the meantime, I will do it kicking and screaming.
I can't believe in two weeks I will be en route to Panama, and then, 4 days after that, heading to Colombia. Time has flown by these last few months, but I feel I'm as prepared as I can be. Planning this trip has been a little different. Normally I like to have as much done as I can ahead of time. But there are some variables on this one beyond my control.
A perfect example of this will be my time on San Blas. This is a series of islands ...
... t live there anymore!
I am looking forward to visiting my very favorite places (Drayton Hall and the Charleston Tea Plantation), seeing some new places (Boone Hall and some historic homes in the city), sitting on the beach, and enjoying the wonderful Southern hospitality and food! Who knows, I may just miss that flight back;)
... scorpions in my bed or room
Observations from my time in Mexico:
-The driving here is CRAZY! Yet I found it weird how I never saw an accident. There are also so many hills with speed bumps and stop lights at awkward places that I thought a couple of times we were going to get stuck and have to push.
-Very hilly climate that when traveling from town to town you are up ...
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The first, enjoy the moment (how cliche is that?). My mind seems to
speed at a million miles per minute and is constantly pondering