Birthdays & Barracudas 

Last Thursday I turned 23 and it was the first birthday away from my family and friends. Despite my parents being modest, un-materialistic people I am always spoilt on my birthday. Every year… Continue reading

Devilish Behaviour

Once a year carnival comes to Bocas del Toro and the streets are packed with Panamanians, tourists and of course the dancing diablos and their whips! The time of carnival changes every year… Continue reading

HelloFlo & other friends

The best part about working in The Garden of Eden is the meal time, sitting with the guests, Dave and Su and chatting. So far I have met some real characters. About two… Continue reading

Little Indian

He walked away from the house, his wooden sword in hand hanging down by his side scratching along the concrete slabs of the pavement. He looked up at the huge buildings, towering over… Continue reading

The Garden of Eden

(L-R: Betina, Su, David, Andrea, Miguel) There is something so wonderful about waking to silence, I mean real silence, the silence that you can only find a million miles away surrounded by nothing… Continue reading

Blue Water

She knew that it wasn’t necessarily important to be strong in life, but to feel strong.  The heartache, lies and deceit from before had finally left her body and replaced it with a longing… Continue reading

A new year, a new adventure

It was Christmas day when I received an e mail from The Garden of Eden resort in Bocas letting me know they wanted me to come and work for them on January 5th… Continue reading

6 Wonderful Humans

I have said this time and time again, but one of the best things about traveling, if not the best thing about traveling is the people you meet along the way. Over the… Continue reading

A very Swedish Christmas

Taganga is a small fishing village 7 kilometres South of Santa Marta which sits tucked away in a little bay. I was happy to get out of Santa Marta, it was a bit… Continue reading

Cartagena to Santa Marta

The next day Emilie, David and their friend Maya who they arranged to meet in Panama City arrived at my hostel in Cartagena where they told me exactly what had happened to them… Continue reading