Being told I was crazy drove my desire to visit and move to Colombia

How being told I was crazy drove my desire to visit and move to Colombia

On one dreary grey English summer’s day I was sitting in the departure lounge of Heathrow’s Terminal 2 waiting to board a flight which would end up turning my whole world upside down. I was a mess of emotions but most of all I was overcome with fear and doubt. I was anxiously waiting to board my flight to Bogota, Colombia; in 11 hours I would be halfway across the world in a country that is well-known for completely the wrong reasons. 

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How I Fell in Love with Colombia

On the 22nd November 2015 I first stepped foot in this new exciting, unforgettable country – Colombia. After being judged heavily and criticised for embarking on this trip, I forgot what everyone told me and fully embraced the country. It’s true you can never judge a book by it’s cover, you can also never judge a country by the media’s labels of it. I longed to discover more, was this country really how everyone perceived it or was the media’s impression just that an impression. ‘Only one who attempts the impossible, can achieve the impossible’ I like this quote, it shows that unless you try you will never know.

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