By Ali Karim

Medellin Part 1, Colombia

This post is part of a series called Colombia July 2017 Medellin Part 1 A little bit about Medellin; this is the 2nd largest City in Colombia after Bogota, and lies at an altitude of 4,900ft; in the Aburra valley. The climate here is steady all year round; about mid 80’s during the day and…

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By Ali Karim

Cali, Colombia

This post is part of a series called Colombia July 2017 A little bit about Colombia: Colombia was conquered & colonized by the Spanish in mid 1500’s, and gained independence in 1819 as the Republic of New Granda (that included Colombia and Panama); and after various changes, including the secession of Panama in 1903 (thanks…

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By Ali Karim

Essaouira. Morocco

This post is part of a series called Morocco May 2017 After the busy-ness of Marrakech, we said our goodbye’s to Oussama and the staff at Riad Argan, retrieved our car from the parking lot outside the Marrakech Medina, and started driving to Essaouira, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. We passed through several towns…

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