In exactly 10 days, Mathias and I will step off the plane back in Belgium for the first time in 7,5 months (WAY TO LONG!). We are very, VERY, excited 😀 I can’t wait to go to the ‘Frituur’ and eat the best (!!) french fries in the world.. That are obviously not french but Belgian. […]Read More
So in the week of 11 november, Cartagena celebrated its independency, remember? Of course, we had to check this out.. The Cartageneros say that this year was a rather weak edition as the Misses from around the country didn’t come to Cartagena because the election of Miss Colombia didn’t take place. And no ‘Reinas’ (Queens) = no […]Read More
Another week, another quote.. I was on the phone with my sister the other day.. she was driving home from work and was stuck in a traffic jam. Suddenly she started laughing and said.. “Aah so funny, the lady in the car next to me is going loco singing and dancing in her car!” I said […]Read More
Did you know that…
– In the week of 11th of November Cartagena celebrate’s its independency, since 1811 (after 275 years of Spanish rulers).
– They are so happy about there independence that they celebrate for 4 days and not just one.
– In that week not only the independence of Cartagena is celebrated but also […]
Okay, honestly.. It is not a good day. Even before I was awake I already felt it.. Fear. Mathias was lying next to me and said “Oh my god.. no.. Trump is president”. So before I was well and awake, his words soaked through and my body turned into defense mode, just unconsciously smelling the […]Read More
This picture was taken close to Cabo de la Vela, a small fishing village in the north of Colombia. It captures the mesmerizing effect of nature’s untouched beauty; The growing feeling of potential […]Read More
San Andres… The Caribbean pearl that moved something in us. Read all about our experiences on San Andres, what we loved and what we (unfortunately) didn’t like.Read More
I chose this quote in line with my posts earlier this week. After I posted the article ‘About happiness, ignorance and life‘, I told a friend about walking around in La Boquilla after the hurricane and seeing all the destruction. He saw that the truths I’ve come to know, brought me down. And then he told me this: […]Read More
“It cannot all be fantastic. We are not gods. We are humans, with our shortcomings, with our restrictions, vulnerability, and fallibility. Realizing that, can already help a lot.” – Flemish psychiatrist Dirk De Wachter in Flow MagazineRead More
Last weekend hurricane Matthew passed through Cartagena. Friday the sea became wild and the red flag was raised meaning no one was allowed to swim for the whole weekend. Terrible for the Cartageneros, who were also suffering from the ‘Ley seca’ which was a temporary law that forbade selling alcohol from Saturday 6pm until Monday […]Read More