Off to see 'The Rock' and Guatape... November 23rd 2011 As we only had a week left in Colombia, we decided to try and squeeze in as much of this fantastic country as possible, and opted for a night in the small town of Guatape. It was only a couple of hours away by bus, and was recommended by various travellers we had spoken to. We made our way to the North Bus terminal in Medellin, bought our tickets and were away…no hassles. The bus journey despite ... 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