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It's name "Jardín" literally means "garden" in Spanish, so this little pueblo in Colombia had a lot to live up to – especially since Henk and I had chosen it over several other places for a weekend excursion from Medellin. But after a 3 1/2 hour trip winding our way...read more
It seemed like a bit of a misnomer...going to visit what is essentially a zoo called "Wild Florida". But after learning that this central Florida attraction is actually a sanctuary for rescue animals, abandoned exotic pets, and even misguided alligators who stray into...read more
Twenty years ago, if someone had said that Medellin would become a foodie destination, no one would have believed it. In fact, no one would have counted on much tourism at all in Colombia. That has all changed, and Medellin has become a destination that more and more...read more