The why, how and what of Cabo de la Vela and Punta Gallinas

Travel hours along a straight dirt road, turn left, follow your nose to where the desert meets the sea and you will find yourself in Cabo de la Vela, ‘the tip of the candle’. The sandy village in the North-Eastern corner of Colombia has long been a tourist destination thanks to the desert beaches, cloudless skies, striking sunrises, sunsets and stunningly starry nights. More recently, adventure sport has arrived. The consistent year-round winds make Cabo a kitesurfer’s paradise and it was this that brought me there on two separate occasions. … Continue reading The why, how and what of Cabo de la Vela and Punta Gallinas