Leaving Colombia April 11th 2010 The morning of last Sunday (4th April) was actually spent updating the blog, as I remember. I spoke to Yissel and she told me to wait for her before having lunch...so I did.
At around 1pm, she arrived at the hotel and we wandered out onto the main street to wait for a bus to go to a place that she had picked out for us. As the bus arrived we could see that it was full to bursting point with p ... read more
South America » Colombia » Popayan 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
Unaccustomed as I am to public writing, I'll keep this short.
So the plan is to jet off to Bogotá 15th February, take in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina...and maybe a quick dip into Uruguay for good measure. I just have to make sure that I reach Buenos Aires on or before 31st May for my flight home.
And this is where it's going to be documented...the good bits and the bad bits...hope there won't be too many of those!
I'm pretty useless at keeping things updated so Im going to try to get into the habit by starting now - 1 month (ish) from de... full info