96 Hours in Madrid

96 Hours in Madrid

Over three weeks ago, I had the opportunity to spend four days in Madrid, invited by the uber iconic Hotel Ritz by Belmond. Quite an emotional journey.

Salt Terraces of Maras, Peru

Salt Terraces of Maras, Peru

Located approximately 30 minutes away from Ollantaytambo and/or 40 kilometers from Cusco, you will find Maras. The town is well known for its nearby salt evaporation ponds, in use since Inca times.…

Carlos Melia gets painted by Sir Roland Richardson

Carlos Melia gets painted by Sir Roland Richardson

Known as the “Father of Caribbean Impressionism” this humble gentleman, born to a family whose French Caribbean heritage dates back to the 1700′s on the island of St. Martin, Mr. Richardson h…

Carlos Melia Lives with Elephants in Thailand!

Carlos Melia Lives with Elephants in Thailand!

A year passed by, and I had the need to see my girl back again. Yes you are reading right… I LOVE my girl. TongKam is the elephant I try to visit at least once a year, in the north of Thailand, a…

Carlos Melia plays Elephant Polo!

Carlos Melia plays Elephant Polo!

You might say, Carlos is Argentinean, therefore Polo carries on his veins… but how about going a bit further, bigger and taller… how about Elephant Polo

Carlos Melia goes to Granada, Nicaragua!

Carlos Melia goes to Granada, Nicaragua!

Other than the beauty of the natural attractions of Nicaragua, such as the Mombacho Volcano or the Lake Nicaragua, I have to say that one of my favorites was to visit the town of Granada, Nicaragua…

Pisac and the outdoor Market

Pisac and the outdoor Market

Local produce, fruits, textiles, crafts all on display around the main square. But please take the time to walk around this ancient Inca city. Many historians suggest that Písac was established by …

Ruins of Pachacamac in Lima

Ruins of Pachacamac in Lima

Pre Inca Empire, the temple of Pachacamac is an archaeological site 40 km southeast of Lima, Peru in the Valley of the Lurín River. The name comes from Pacha Kamaq (earth maker). Most of the build…