Carribean Coast July 23rd 2011 **I wrote this last week but didn´t publish because I couldn´t upload pics at the place I was at.
I took a 15 hour night bus from Medellin to Santa Marta on Monday evening (18th?). I had read that the long distances buses in Colombia blast the AC and you need to dress warm if you don´t want to freeze. This was not an exageration as I was still a little chilly in jeans and sweatshirt. But ... read more
South America » Colombia » Cartagena 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