Fat sculptures, Cablecars and Beer....Medellin November 21st 2011 Fresh from Spanish school, we headed to the bus station for our next destination, Medellin. Once there, I was presented with a rare and thankful opportunity to talk to a local that wouldn’t talk too fast, and who would ask and answer questions like I had been taught in class. This person happened to be a 12 year old girl, who, after helping her Mum clear the plates from the meal we had just eate ... read more
South America » Colombia » Medellin 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
Hi and welcome to Donna and Mike's Blog. having completed our 11 month trip round Central / South America, Fiji, NZ and Oz, a 10 month break was enough, and it was time to hit the road again.
This trip includes a month in Sri Lanka, 2 and a half months in India followed by another two and half months in Nepal
We hope to get to know these amazing countries, their people and their culture a little better over the next 6 months, and hope you enjoy all the laughs, rants and banter that know will come with such a trip
Cheers for reading, and if you are visiting any of the places we have... full info