Category News

8 Mar

Crazy Legal Lessons Part 1

    Must read if buying real estate in Colombia       By: Yut-Mie       Dear Subscribers/ Readers,         In the blog of August 2022, we mentioned that our architects, DOT Arquitectura, who designed cabins and landscaping for our Wellness and Yoga Retreat, informed us that they could not […]

6 Feb


BY: Yut-Mie   Guess what! November is winter in Colombia   I will not lie, the first couple of weeks were not easy. Change is usually uncomfortable, but it allows you to grow.     We chose the best time of the year (… not…) to come to Peñol in the mountains of El Marial […]

31 Jan

A New Beginning

By: Yut-Mie   Dear Subscribers/ Readers.     It has been a while since our last blog. But that does not mean that we have been sitting still.   On the contrary. Soo many things have happened and are happening at the same time, and sometimes it is a challenge to choose a topic to […]

31 Jul

The Design for our Cabins is Ready!

  Dear subscribers, readers   If you read our previous BLOGS you may remember that in Blog 4, we asked you to help us decide on a model for the cabins for New Life Peñol Wellness Retreat. At that time, the models we presented included A-Frame structures, Pine Wood Cabins, and a couple of other […]

4 Jun

The Progress of New Life Peñol Wellness Retreat S.A.S

Dear Subscribers, readers.   In this Blog we will give you a general update about our adventures in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia.   It has been a while, and a lot has happened. And yes, we have some great news to share! Since there is much to write about, we decided to make three separate articles! […]

21 Feb

Designing New Life Peñol

February 2022 Dear subscriber/ reader     In this blog, we want to share our ideas for the design of our guest accommodations at our retreat New Life PEÑOL in El Peñol, Antioquia, Colombia.   First some news about our blogs in general: Podcasts   We added a podcast/narration to our latest Blog for our […]

3 Nov

The Road to New Life Peñol, Colombia

The New Life. November, 2021   Dear subscriber/ reader   In this blog, we want to share some details about the initial steps required before we start building. The Road to New Life Peñol.   When we bought our property in El Marial, El Peñol, it was only accessible by foot, through a very narrow […]

16 Sep

From imagination to reality

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. ~Albert Einstein~ New Life Peñol September, 2021         Dear subscribers / readers.   In our previous blog we told you about how we fell in love with Peñol in Antioquia, Colombia. We also told you we took a leap […]

15 Jun

Born from Imagination

Imagination of the New Life Peñol June, 2021 A new Friend   Theo and I (Yut-Mie) met Haroen in 2014 during a photography course. All shared the same passion for photography. Haroen is a fun-loving guy and always in for a joke, same as Theo and I. We clicked right away and have been in […]