Tuesday, March 22, 2011

20 YEARS!

Last month our 20th anniversary came and went in a flurry of busyness so this month we took some time out to celebrate it!  Wow!  20 years already?!  That's half my life!!  Our Chilean friend, Pili Bunster, did another little photo shoot for us up at the fort above the mission in Bocachica on a very windy day...here are a few shots:





And last week we finally got around to our get-away. We went up the northern coast of Colombia to a small fishing town called Taganga, which is just north of Santa Marta. One of the days we ventured up the mountain to a town called Minca for a change of scenery and a 5 mile hike.



Taganga

 Beautiful sunsets from our balcony!

 We had our own "hot tub" ... but before you start feeling envious, you should know the water was cold!  That figures!! 

 Our hotel room.

 View from the balcony.

 Day trip to Minca.

 It's a small town in the mountains about 660 meters above sea level.

 Bamboo


 There was a group of about 8 to 10 kids walking along the road with us as we hiked up to the waterfalls.  They were walking home from school.  This little girl walking with me was named Karen too!

 A peek at the natural beauty of Colombia.

 Jorge and our new buddy, Reynel.  He was one of the kids walking home that day and he followed us all the way up to the falls.  He is from an indigenous tribe called the Arhuaco and he was teaching Jorge some phrases in his dialect.

 Reynel and Jorge playing in the falls...bbbbrrrrr....ice cold water from the snow capped mountains of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the world's highest coastal mountain range!



1 comment:

Brief Notes from the Barretts said...

Your pictures are wonderful. Can you believe it 20 years. Congratulations!