Mompos, Mompos, Mompos!! March 16th 2009 Well, I finally made it to Mompos with my new companion Carlos. Now for anyone wanting to go there I highly recomend staying at La Casa Amarilla. It is a fantastic hostel and is of a really high standard with really friendly staff, great rooms and even has an English owner (sorry but it is nice to be able to speak english as well as my terrible spanish) and is in a house which is 100s of years old ... read more
South America » Colombia » Mompox Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
I'm 31, live in Sydney and leaving for South America, Europe and Nepal in November for 6 months!
My plan is to spend 3.5 months in Brazil, Argenitina, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia followed by Madrid, Barcelona, Switzerland, Sweden, UK, Nepal, Hong Kong and Perth! ... full info