My least visited continent (of the ones I have visited). I'll have to change that. Costa Rica was beautiful, Cuba very interesting and Semana Santa in Antigua a real highlight of my travels in the latest years. And perhaps the best was Colombia a country relatively new to tourism and most of the time those are the best places to visit.

Still a lot of places and journeys left, geographically ranging from (near) the north pole to close to the south pole. The Andes, Patagonia, the train from east to west Canada. Almost too much for a lifetime.

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Colombia

Colombia

Colombia has a reputation of danger, drugs and guerrillas. But things are changing

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Costa Rica with its beautiful nature, beaches birds and other animals. Relaxed and lots of nice places to stay. And with some surprises you'd not expect. I visited Costa Rica as part of a three mon

Costa Rica - Fiesta de los Diabolitos

Costa Rica - Fiesta de los Diabolitos

In Rey Curre, a village situated at an Indian reservation where the Brunka tribe lives, a yearly festival is held that depicts the struggle of the Indians with the Spaniards. This three day festiva

Cuba - Havana

Cuba - Havana

Decay, classic cars, restored grand architecture, music, Unesco sights and foremost very alive. Straying from the tourist parts is the most worthwhile option.

Cuba - outside Havana

Cuba - outside Havana

As one of the last communist countries in the world with nowadays a very mixed and curious economy, blessed with beautiful colonial sights, classic American cars and

Guatemala - Semana Santa at Antigua

Guatemala - Semana Santa at Antigua

Antigua really shines during the period of Lent, ending with the Holy Week (Semana Santa) when numerous religious celebrations are held.

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

I visited Nicaragua's colonial cities Leon and Granada and the twin volcano island of Ometepe as part of a three month trip through Middle America and Cuba. ##Leon The second most known Spanish c

Panama

Panama

Besides the famous Canal Panama has a string of other attractions such as the old colonial city of Casco Viejo, now a UNESCO Heritage site and subject to renovation. A city with a skyline, the bea

Panama  - the Canal

Panama - the Canal

If you’ll ask someone a first association with the word Panama the answer will probably be ‘canal’. I spend quite some time visiting the different aspects of the canal.