Author Archives: perducci

About perducci

i am from arizona, lived three years in asuncion and now reside in bogota. i am married. have a limited budget, but like to travel. i also like beer. and food.

Salento

(This is a long one, partially because I included some specifics for a couple attractions. So get a bevvy handy.) With Semana Santa upon us, we decided to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the tiny Salento, … Continue reading

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Cali

Soooooo our departure from Guayaquil was delayed by six hours. In itself not too terrible, I suppose. But it meant a flight that would have had us in Cali before 9pm – able to go through customs, ride into town … Continue reading

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Guayaquil

So following Quito (and a Christmas with 50 moto-mounted Santas) we went to Guayaquil for a week, to include New Year’s Eve, with its very own special entry which I have conveniently linked. Guayaquil, a city of 4m and the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve In Guayaquil

Didn’t have big plans for the big night, as had a day trip planned for the, erm, day and who knew what we’d be up for. Our excursion (again, more on that later) had us going some 70km from Guayaquil. … Continue reading

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Quito

Quito… ECUADOR! (cue Sash!) Oh Quito, such a fun yet odd place for a Christmas Holiday. Lots of fun. Odd in that we got to see about 50 people dressed as Santa on Motos drive down 12 de Octubre, some … Continue reading

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Guatape

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

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Medellin

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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