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Scratch the Surface: 11 of the World’s Coolest Underground Attractions

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Though churches, theaters, mountains, and museums are staple attractions when getting to know a new location, a look below the surface can reveal spectacular and little-known sights you probably wouldn’t find on a postcard. From underground churches, gardens, wineries, and music festivals, these top attractions from around the world are definitely worth a trip below […]

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November 4, 2016 by | Comments Off on Scratch the Surface: 11 of the World’s Coolest Underground Attractions

Exploring Colombia’s Lake Guatavita and Zipaquira

The surprising mountaintop cauldron of Lake Guatavita

Claudia and her driver Pedro were taking my fiance and me on a tour of Lake Guatavita and the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral. Guatavita has served as a worship site for hundreds of years and Zipaquira is one of only three underground churches in the world. The tour included lunch, transportation and entry fees. Our only […]

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October 3, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Sailing through Panama and Colombia

Snorkeling around the islands.

Because there is no road crossing, combining both Panama and Colombia into one trip has historically been difficult – the simplest way having been to hop on a plane. However, there is now another way. Signing on as ‘crew’ and hitching your way through the beautiful aquatic world of the Guna Yala archipelago. Not only […]

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June 21, 2013 by | 2 Comments