World Heritage Site, coffee-drinking aimless wandering and possibly the best-preserved architecture in Latin America. As well as some mud volcano-based frivolity. My final 3 days in South America… And what a blast they were.Read more "Cartagena de Indias: My South American swansong"
Floods, landslides, sketchy rides up mountains, birds. Minca has it all going on!Read more "Minca"
New friends, and the beauty of Colombia’s national parks, at its Caribbean best.Read more "Santa Marta and Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona: Paradise on the Caribbean coast"
24hrs in Colombia’s incredibly liveable and forward-looking second city. Great place, believe the hype…Read more "Medellin: The most dangerous city in the world*"
Into the lush coffee region around the villages of Salento and Filandriz. Discovering unique landscapes and fantastic hospitality within the Zona CafeteraRead more "Colombia’s Zona Cafetera: The lush foothills of Salento"
From ancient archaeology to a colonial jewel. Via 6 hours of dirt track bussing across the hills, naturally.Read more "San Augustin to Popayan: Back into civilisation!"
Ancient archaeology, green verdant countryside, horses and traditional Colombian sports. Pop a fork in me, I’m done.Read more "Pasto to San Augustin: Out of the jungle, back in time"
A drastic change from the airy cool of sleepy Pasto to the hot, humid and most of all insect filled jungle surrounding Mocoa. Onwards!Read more "Into the jungle: Pasto to Mocoa, Colombia along El Trampolin de la Muerte"
Making my escape. From a settled existence on a paradise island back to the travelling life, putting in some heavy miles northwards towards Colombia. Via a cuy or two.Read more "Escaping the island, heading north… Galapagos, Ecuador to Pasto, Colombia."
The final countdown… de de der derrr, de de der der der!Read more "Two parts sadface, three parts excitement, five parts intense trepidation…"