PALOQUEMAO MARKET: A SURPRISE IN THE MIDDLE OF BOGOTA Everybody sitted at the table turned around and stared at me with their eyes open as dishes! I haven´t been the center of the conversation at a special dinner with my husbands´ working colleagues until that moment. Most of them were locals from Colombia and had I just met them. When...
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BELOVED BUENOS AIRES STREET CHARACTER Also known as "Washington" (for the wax brand, but not the real one he uses), Agustín Gómez is the most famous shoepolisher in Buenos Aires. One may ask "A shoe polisher can be a distinguished person"? Believe me he truly is. Every morning from 9 am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, he opens his stand...
WHAT TO DO IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN Playa del Carmen used to be a colorful fishermen town facing the Mayan Riviera. Ten years ago, the face of this village was absolutely different. One could see small lively houses painted with cheerful colors, craftsmen and women selling their products on the streets as well as fishermen working on the beachfront. It´s...
WHAT TO DO FOR FREE IN BA´s MOST FAMOUS NEIGHBOURHOODS  FOR WALKING TOURS WRITE ME TO: FLYWITHLOLA@YAHOO.COM Buenos Aires is a huge city with an incredible variety of things to enjoy. If you´re planning to visit it, be aware that many things can be done without spending a nickel. Also you must know two important things: although it´s a big city,...
 AN UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEY TO PENINSULA VALDES For a long while traveling to Peninsula Valdes had been on my bucket list. I must admit it was an awaiting place to visit. Sometimes life has unknown paths and after I had to give up another trip I had planned with a friend for months, I began looking for somewhere else to go....