Category Archives: Salento

Andes Not The Mint, Not The Andes?

Well folks, it had to happen. The Andes, like our journey itself, can only go on for so long. Yesterday afternoon we touched down in Cartagena, an ancient city by the sea in northern Colombia. Gone are the cool mountain … Continue reading

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An Artsy-Fartsy Evening

If it seems as though Mark and I keep saying the same thing about Salento (“We love it here!” “It’s so peaceful and rejuvenating!” The people are so warm and friendly!”), it’s because it’s true. We’ve been here just about … Continue reading

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Wax On, Wax Off

Unfortunately, there just isn’t any other way to name a post covering our journey to the Valle De Cocora National Park, home of the Wax Palm. The Palma De Cera is the world’s tallest palm, growing to heights as tall … Continue reading

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How ‘Bout We Stay A While?

Lex and I started Andes Not The Mint with the goal of sharing our experience on the road in South America. As we’ve detailed over the months, we’ve encountered some great times, wonderful places and amazing people. However, the thing … Continue reading

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