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Posted on Mar 8, 2012 | 3 comments

Power Outages of the Soul

Power Outages of the Soul

Another breath-taking Taganga sunset It was in Taganga,Colombia that we fell in love again with the sunset. It was our first time living off the ocean since Las Lajas, Panama. And what waters they were; and what sunsets- round, whole, orange fleeting sunsets. Taganga is basically your overrated fisherman’s town which tourist flock to for no apparent reason. They have too many power outages, not much too to do, and overpriced corner stores; in addition to, a charm that is hard to verbalize and a laid back energy hard to emulate. We fell in love with Taganga, Colombia. She, and the powerful life lesson she taught us, stay stay fondly imprinted in our minds and hearts. It was in Taganga that Kobi checked off something he had had on his bucket list from our last Latin American sojourn fifteen years earlier: scuba diving! And because we are totally into making all of our dreams come true, we hung out in the MoraMar Hostel off the soccer field while Kobi...

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Posted on Mar 5, 2012 |

We Could Have Found This Back Home

So, why, why do we need to be traveling the globe, if we can find this at home? What’s the point of leaving everything you know to discover what was already there? Maybe we sometimes need that space, that distance away from all that safety to see things clearly? Maybe we sometimes need to be far, before we can see what is so close? And so, as I joyfully (and hurriedly) interview Chris from Chile; I discovered one of the most precious gifts of the road.(It’s revealed at the very very end of this post…) In this Wednesday Wanderers, we proudly interview our Chilian friend Chris, who has just begun his world travels. Does he have a plan? No. Is he crazy? Maybe. Is he rich? Absolutely not! Is he a nice guy? Totally. Chris landed from his home, smack dab into our arms at Nomade Backpckers Hostel in Miraflores, Lima, Peru; and seamlessly became a part of our family of the Klafs, and Juan, Kate, Diego and Rodrigo....

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