El Kool Koala Backpackers

Calle 13, 3- 139, Taganga, Colombia | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Taganga

A few beach days

A travel blog entry by kirstinf


... time would be spent swimming and enjoying the beaches of Tayrona. It was a stunning walk along a track and by the beach, the scenery was spectacular, the downside was our group had a variety of walking paces so the quicker people in the group had to wait for the others to catch up, consequently we didn't have much time not spent walking. Exciting though- today I had my first swim in ...

Volunteering with FMA

A travel blog entry by hkcrosby


... into the teaching and can actually see them learning which is amazing. Tantrums are pretty much a daily thing, at times like that the language barrier is really hard. Other times, my understanding is good enough to know that they are crying because one letter of their name has come their rubber, for example (huge tantrum).

The barrio where the kids live is relatively poor, we walk through it to get to the sports pitch every ...

What Did You Learn in School?

A travel blog entry by chimichenga

... unauthorized from a father or mother, by exploration, or by apprenticing to some wise person in the neighborhood. Disloyalty to the idea of schooling is a Devil always ready to find work for idle hands.

The meaning of constant surveillance and denial of privacy is that no one can be trusted, that privacy is not ...

Beach Hopping

A travel blog entry by -ninavale-


... do a day trip to the nearby Tayrona national park.
Getting there was a little adventure itself: there are only two ways to enter the park, the first is with a minivan up to the entrance and then walking along the coast as there are no roads inside, and the second is with a speedboat that drops you in the middle of the park and in one of the most picturesque beaches, Cabo San Juan. Obviously we had no doubt that the second option was the best, at least until we ...

WoW! We just discovered BEAUTIFUL!

A travel blog entry by irgonetraveling


... Also was a wonderful Irish/Colombian couple living in Sydney, Australia who saved our butts on the bus when we were suppose to transfer and didn't know it. We spent a whole day with them and learned so much about the international lifestyle unknown to us before. We hope our future travels will take us to Sydney before they move.

There's reason to stop traveling now....
Hasta luego,


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