Postcard from the streets of Cartagena

Street art is one of those things that can make or break a city for me. A city that encourages good graffiti–or at the very least, recognizes the difference between ugly tagging and talented artwork–is instantly a place that I want to explore. Cities with white-washed walls simply feel sterile, devoid of emotion and expression: […]

December 6, 2012 Continue reading…

Postcard from Cartagena

I’m not sure what I expected of Colombia, but I certainly didn’t expect Cartagena to be so pretty. Facades in shades of cerulean and orange, fuchsia bougainvillea strewn over open windows and patterned tiles. Cobblestone streets and shady plazas, it’s just as beautiful as any romantically colorful city on the Mediterranean. I didn’t expect to, […]

November 15, 2012 Continue reading…