QuickPeek: Heat. Rolling hills. Boulders.
We planned an earlier day than yesterday, with the sun coming up at 6, we figured we might get on the road at the crack of dawn. I was up at 5:30 and as we packed up, we noticed Krista’s… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Hike. Catching up with friends.
We heard from our friend Dorys that she was heading to Mocoa, where we were. She had never been to this town and the famous waterfalls near here called “Fin Del Mundo”, literall, “End of the World”. The reasoning is… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Bus ride. Maniacs. Stunning Putumayo!
Heh, seems like it will be a while before I’d eventually muster enough will to cross over the Andes fully on the bike, jej. This morning, we were up at 6 at Cabunga’s finca and Though we’d have loved to… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Beautiful day. Stunning route. Meeting Cabunga!
The pull of Lago de Cocha was really strong, but with my visa deadline looming, we had to get going. The day looked beautiful with blue skies and light clouds up the hills. We planned yet another short day to… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Picnic. Kayaking. Gorgeous weather!
I am getting close on my visa deadline and we had originally planned for a few days in a town called Mocao to do some hiking, but once we got to Andres’s place, it was obvious that central to touring… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Short day. Good climb. Fantastic scenery. Amazing host!
So today we planned to head out. I woke up in the morning with sniffles that I had picked up at the hike. I guess the best way to work out a cold flu is to sweat it out. I… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Quiet days. Bike setup. Cooking.
Our original plan for Pasto was for it to be a short stay and we’d head out on the tough road towards Mocoa. But what with Dorys and Alejandro being super sweet and us meeting some of their friends, Magda,… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: 500 Days! Bus Rides. Host to Host!
It’s really been 500 days on this trip! 500!! Gosh, time flies when one is having fun eh! It’s been a great ride till now, lovely people I have ridden with, starting with Krissi and all the way to Krista…. Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest days. Festivities. Farms. Force Awakens!
The past few days in Buga were pretty tranquil! We had surprised Sebastian by visiting him at home and he and his family surprised us by inviting us in and let us be at home. Buga was a fairly tourist… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Bee sting. Groggy ride. Heat. Bus ride. Gorgeous hosts.
It was pretty amazing that Don Fabian had actually taken us to his farm where his family had their reunion and we had a really sweet place to sleep in. When we were up in the morning, we were invited… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Gorgeous views. Gravel road. Dusty. Tough climbs. Incredible generosity!
The camp site we had was perfect, I woke up to a really sweet sunrise and we packed up and were ready to leave at 7 AM. The yogurt shop wasn’t open yet and I was hoping to squeeze in… Continue Reading →