Carribean Air in Santa Marta

Dear all, After our short stay in Bogotà, we took the first and only inland flight to Santa Marta: Finally the Carribean! Santa Marta was a quick stop for us, since we wanted to see many places in the region. The most important reason to be there however, was to see my friend Cindy. I…

Bogotá – Capital de Colombia

Dear reader, this blogpost will be will be about our two days in the cool city of Bogotá. We started off in the early morning when we arrived from a long night ride. Our hostel (Explora) was in the touristic neighborhood of Candelaria which is like the old center. From there we walked to the…

Hasta Pronto Medellin

The rhythm of writing posts is going down and down, but don’t worry we will finish the entire trip. This means that we will write once we are back home. Actually this is already quite soon. We are currently waiting for our flight to Mexico, which we labelled as ‘The start of the end’. Well…

Lento en Salento

Dear friends, I want to tell you about Salento, this little town in the coffee triangle of Colombia, colourful and quiet. We arrived here after an intense week of salsa dancing in the buzzy city of Cali, so it was exactly what we needed. The hostel where we stayed was called Coffee Tree Boutique Hostel,…

Mucha Salsa en Cali

Hola amigos, today about Cali, the famous Salsa capital, home to the biggest celebration of Salsa, the Feria de Cali. We arrived here in the late afternoon, at over 30 degrees temperature in a huge city which was already preparing for the event of the year: Feria de Cali. Our hostel El Viajero (recommended) was…

Archeological San Agustin

Welcome to San Agustin! We made it all the way to the blogposts about Colombia. We finished Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Chile which we cheated by just visiting San Pedro de Atacama. In the previous post you can find how we reached our first destination San Agustin in Colombia. We came all the way to…

Adios Ecuador, Hola Colombia

This will be our first post about Colombia, the country with many expectations. Our first main destination is San Agustin but let’s first reflect shortly on Ecuador and the border crossing. After Peru and Bolivia we had a more laid back time in Ecuador. I want to thank all the backpackers who skip Ecuador and…