The paramo of Chingaza January 26th 2009 The paramo of Chingaza
Don’t know what a paramo is, no worries, neither did I until Moka told me about them. A paramo is an alpine eco system that is found in the tropical Andes above 3000 m.a.s.l., in Colombia, Ecuator, Venezuela and Costa Rica. It is guarded by Fraliones, a kind of small funky palm, and even just a quick visit will leave you physically and mentally refreshed. ... read more
South America » Colombia » Cundinamarca 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
On the road ... again. (A bit more Donkey from Shrek than Jack Keroc)
Kiwi girl and Colombian boy meet in London.
They fall in love and get married.
Now it is time for Tina to meet her new Colombian Family and for Moka to meet his new Kiwi family.
18 weeks, 6 countries and two pairs of shoes!
(Check out a few recent adventures.)... full info