They’re trying, they really are. But they’re not there yet.

Our guided tour of Cartagena was, basically, “These expensive-looking condos are where the rich people live. These hovels with no electricity or running water are where everyone else lives. And over there, you’ll see the fleet of submarines Pablo Escobar used to transport cocaine to Puerto Rico.”

Two bucks for a photo op with the sloth? Chris couldn't have been happier.

My favourite aphorism from the day: “We’re not poor. We just don’t have any money.”

Not a serious retirement contender. But the sloth was cute.

Next: Panama