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Paige Poole

Paige Poole

Although I have become a bit of a globetrotter, I am still southern girl at heart, originally from Hueytown, Alabama, USA.

Before moving to Colombia, I volunteered in Mexico and Panama, earned my M.A. in England and traveled around Europe. I officially made Barranquilla, Colombia my "home" in October 2011 when I accepted a job as an English professor at la Universidad del Norte where I continue to teach.

When not working, I enjoy a good cup of tea, a day at the beach, spending time with my partner and two cats, blogging, reading travel journals/travel writing, and traveling any and every chance I get, both in and outside Colombia.


Blog entries tagged in la Guajira


For those of you who don’t know, La Guajira is the northern most department in Colombia. It is an exotic peninsula bordered by Venezuela and the Caribbean Sea. It contains some of the most incredible natural landscapes I have ever laid eyes on and is home to the incredible Wayuu indigenous group. Even so, La Guajira is perhaps one of the least explored regions in Colombia, both by Colombians and foreign tourists alike, and still lags behind other regions and cities of Colombia when it comes to popular travel destinations. After having travelled around La Guajira several times, I have realized, though, that it is a truly magical place full of color, nature, history, culture, and life.

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    KS- It depends on where you go in La Guajira. The most expensive place to stay and get to is el Cabo de la Vela. A room there coul...
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    What does is cost to stay there? Avg price of a room per night? Are the locals friendly? Beautifully written article ! I am longin...

The tempting diversity of beaches along the northern Colombian Caribbean Coast


Traveling the northern Caribbean coastline from Cartagena, Bolívar to Cabo de la Vela, la Guajira you can find an incredible diversity of beaches.

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    Gracias, Marcela! Hago lo que puedo para demostrar el amor que tengo por Colombia y para demostrar lo agradecida que estoy por tod...
  • Marcela
    Marcela says #
    Paige eres la mejor embajadora de nuestro pais!... Lo haces mejor q los propios colombianos! Eres una gringa con corazon Colombian...

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