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Our Last Week in Colombia

Our Last Week in Colombia

Sometimes it’s the places you visit and sometimes it’s the people you meet. While this past week did not take us through particularly notable places, it did bring us into contact with some incredibly interesting people - always one of the great delights of travel. Allen ( Canada ) and Rik (...

Colombia’s Coffee Triangle

Colombia’s Coffee Triangle

What a difference a week makes. Just last week our departure from Canada was delayed ( twice ) due to sub zero and we were two days late into Colombia. This week the weather could not have been better and having made our way back up to charming Villa de Leyva, and picked up our vehicle, we...

Return to Bogota

Return to Bogota

Happy New Year to all our readers ! Lois and I sincerely hope you enjoyed the Christmas season as much as we did.  Christmas day view from our home As of our last post we were leaving Bogota and preparing for a 4 week trip back to Canada to spend the holiday season with friends and family....

Colombian Highlands – The North

Colombian Highlands – The North

From Cartagena, Medellin was our next port of call in Colombia. As the crow flies, not a great distance at all but not too far north of Medellin we were already climbing hard and entering the northern edge of the Andes mountains.  Add to the mix a steady stream of heavy trucks, slow buses, a...

Colombia :  Re-united With Our Vehicles !

Colombia : Re-united With Our Vehicles !

Cartagena continued to delight us while we waited both for our shipping buddy, Cassey - who sailed from Panama to Colombia on a yacht- and of course the container that held our vehicles. In the days while waiting for the unloading of the ship there was time to explore Castillo San Felipe ( one of...

Jeff + Lois

Jeff + Lois

We are Lois and Jeff, of Kelowna, BC, Canada. A mid and late 50’s couple, recently retired with a serious travel bug, looking forward to hitting the road in May 2019. Our plans are open-ended but North and South America are first on the list and we will determine what comes next after we see how we do in the America’s.

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