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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…
Bad Weather

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…
Tiny Pepe and friends with a BIG boat

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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Stats Colombia

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Days in country: 25 Money spent: $2731.69 (daily average $109.27) [Colombia was cheap except for gas and the trek to the Lost City was expensive, which is why this number is a little high] Distance driven: 2628km/1633miles Longest drive: 384km/238miles…
A celebration of 5 years of expensive toll roads!

Concluding Colombia

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Heather We had arrived in Colombia during their wet season and we were getting a real mix bag of weather. Decisions had to be made, after studying the weather forecast and talking to locals we decided against going to El…
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“Real” Colonial Charm

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Dan After winding our way through the tight one way streets of San Gil, where I may or may not have clipped a bus with the wing mirror, this remains a matter of debate between driver and navigator, we congratulated…

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