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Andres Carne De Res – Chia, Colombia

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Have you ever spent time in Tim Burton’s mind?  If you haven’t, but you’d like a good idea of what it must be like you should really stop at Andres Carne de Res.  This restaurant is one of the first…
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Caño Cristales

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On the drive down from the mountains of Cocuy our brakes really squeaked a lot and we decided to go to Bogotá, have the brakes fixed, get an oil change and have ” Dodgie ” looked over. During that time…

Villa de Leyva, Colombia

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What is the best part about touristy towns/cities?  The food and drink!  For us, in Villa de Leyva our favourite coffee spot also happened to be our favourite lunch spot.  We returned over and over again to Cafe Los Gallos…

Sogamoso and Lago de Tota, Colombia

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We rolled into Sogamoso looking for a little rest and relaxation after our time hiking in El Cocuy.  We camped at Finca San Pedro and it was exactly what we were looking for.  Easy camping and good wifi went a…
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Sierra Nevada del Cocuy

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We had seen the snow-covered peaks from our camp spot at the pass between Mogotes and San Joaquin and we were looking forward to going there and do some hiking. It was the end of July and the weather up…
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1 año de viaje: resumen mes por mes

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1° mes: Argentina. Todo es nuevo. Emoción, ansiedad, nervios. A cada minuto nos preguntamos: podés creer que ya salimos? Tardamos más de media hora en armar la cama. Pleno invierno. ¡Menos mal que trajimos la estufa eléctrica! (Lo usamos una…
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Colombia: Cartagena to El Cocuy

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Cartagena   On the 15th of July we set sail for Colombia, said good-bye to the North American continent and the next morning we had Cartagena on the horizon. Buenos Dias South America! We disembarked in Cartagena harbor – but…
Coffee Colombia

Coffee Colombia

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24th December Colombia is working on shaking off its perceived image as a dangerous and risky place to visit; to attract more visitors to its shores, it has adopted a new slogan ‘The only risk is wanting to stay’.  So…
Bogota, Colombia

Bogota, Colombia

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14th -21st December The Colombian capital of Bogota is such a polar opposite to Villa de Leyva from where we had just come from that it is honestly a bit of a shock to the system!  The sheer amount of…
Colombia’s Salt Cathedral

Colombia’s Salt Cathedral

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13th December Today we leave for the capital, Bogota, 159kms away along bumpy winding roads through the mountains at 2500m with scenic views overlooking the patchwork green fields in the valley below us.  Driving on the mountain ridge, road work…
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The South of Colombia

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< ?xml version="1.0"?> After six months in Ecuador we enter Colombia on the 22th of June. Going out of Ecuador needs again a lot of patience which seems to be usual when dealing with authorities in this country.  However we were surprised coming…

Cartagena, Colombia

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The shipyard in Colon, Panama is not exactly the most comfortable place we’ve been.  Really the only place we (especially Ashley) enjoyed was the bathroom at the Seaboard Marine Office, which was fully equipped with toilet paper, soap, and even…
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Hola Colombia, Hola South America!

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13 of April… We got up early. It wasn’t hard…. Somehow our luxurious camping spot outside the 24hr Super99 supermarket (neon lights, lots of people, 30 degree heat all night) didn’t give us the sleep we were hoping for. But…

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