We decided to “Opt Outside” for Black Friday during our trip to Medellin for a daytrip to El Peñon near Guatape. La roca (as it’s also called) is disputed between two towns, El Peñol and Guatape. Two hours by bus, … Continue reading
For Thanksgiving weekend we took a short trip to “The City Of Eternal Spring”, Medellin. Plan was two days in town sandwiching a daytrip to Guatape. Enough time to get a feel of the city. The nickname is merited, with … Continue reading
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About 100 miles outside Bogota is Villa de Leyva. a quaint Colonial town some 445 years old. Went there to take sting off turning *cough*somethingsomething*cough, enjoy the sites of the Colombian countryside as well as the village itself.
Monserrate sits on the hills on the east side of Bogota allowing for some spectacular views. Like those below. To the west the sprawling city that seems to go on forever, whereas to the east, just forest green as far … Continue reading
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Shortly after our arrival in Bogota, we did a street art tour through Candeleria neighborhood, learned a bit about the artists as well as the city’s attempts to take art down (which just leads to graffiti) and the rules for … Continue reading
The First Week So I still owe some closing thoughts on my time in Paraguay… working on those, they’ll go up at some point. And you’ll see a lot of Paraguay below as, well, it’s my only proper South American … Continue reading
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Florianopolis, more commonly referred to as Floripa, is on an island just off the coast of Brazil just close enough to be connected by a bridge. It has a nice, bustling modern city. We opted to stay a bit away … Continue reading