Category: Colombia

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The hedge garden in Tulcan 0

Into Ecuador

We’re up early and move south through Ipiales, arriving at the border just after nine in the morning, which is quite busy with a long line of trucks and cars moving quickly through. We...

The valley of Santuario De Las Lajas 9

Colombia Closes

We spend a few days in San Agustin, camping in front of Hospedaje Andino (on the corner in front of the very expensive Camping San Agustin) for $1.50 each per day. It rains continuously,...

The remote roads in Colombia 4

Tierradentro

I make my way down to Popayán for the last night of Semana Santa (Easter) celebrations, a city renowned for having the largest festivities in Colombia. Thousands and thousands of people are packed into...

The amazing wax palms in Valle de Cocora 3

Salento & Valle de Cocora

I’ve been hearing about the little town of Salento since arriving in Colombia making me more than a little curious when I roll into town one sunny afternoon. The holy week of Semana Santa...

Road to the top 4

Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados

It’s been oppressively hot and humid for months now and I’ve been looking forward to cooler weather for a long time. I put in a couple of big days driving right through the heart...

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