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Willy jeep

Of coffee country, hot springs and stray dogs (Southern Colombia)

October 20th 2022
(Day 112 on the road) The area south of Medellin is coffee country. My flight from Cartagena put me right in the thick of it, in the city of Pereira. And thus I spent the next few weeks exploring the region, starting with some beautiful hot springs near the village of Santa Rosa de Cabal, before moving on to the hot springs near Manizales. Now, Manizales is one of those second-rate Colombia ... read more
South America » Colombia » Ipiales

Colombian Flag 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
27th October 2022

Farewell to Columbia
The Willy's jeep was the work horse of the military for a while. They are solid. Sorry our paths won't cross but I enjoyed reading your blogs. Sorry the Marriott was not all it could have been. I hope you healed quickly. Enjoy Ecuador.

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