Category Archives: Colombia

Colombia: Final Thoughts

***FYI: I accidentally published an unfinished version of this. Stupid iPod app. Sorry for the repeat information. A brief little run-down on our time in Colombia, the first stop on this crazy voyage. Traveled for:  39 days Cost per day of travel: … Continue reading

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Colombia: The only risk is wanting to stay

As we continued to make our way South towards Ecuador, the city of Popayan seemed to be a logical stopping point before crossing the border. Popayan is known as the “white city” because most of the buildings here are painted … Continue reading

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Beer and Pizza!!!!!!!

From Salento, we had a nice three-hour ride to Buga. Buga was founded by (guess who!) the Spaniards, and it is one of the oldest settled cities in Colombia.  Our original purpose for visiting this pueblo was to sample the beer … Continue reading

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Salento: Keeping our expectations in check

After five incredible days in Jardin we didn’t want to go, but we knew we had to move on at some point. Although we were sad to leave, we were comforted by the fact that every traveler we had met … Continue reading

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Yippee ki-yay ya!

(Better watch out for that man-eating jackrabbit and that killer cacti!) We continued on our adventures in this land lost in time, with a horse back ride through the beautiful coffee covered hills. The goal was to make it to … Continue reading

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“Jardin” of Eden

By now, you might be sick of hearing about small colonial towns, and at some point, you would think we would get tired of visiting them. Well, even after all the other colonial towns, Jardin did not disappoint. In fact, … Continue reading

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Green Acres (is the place for us)

For those of you who have traveled with me, know how jam-packed our itineraries can be. It’s normally two nights here, one night here, and go, go, go. It’s because I feel a need to cram EVERYTHING in to the … Continue reading

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