Pereira, a lovely way to finish off Colombia August 27th 2013 For our last week in Colombia, we were staying with Alex and Claudia, friends from back home who had kindly offered to have us stay with them at their house in Pereira. We took a bus from Medellin, that traversed over steep mountain ranges with magnificent views over the valleys beneath. In places there was only the road, a few houses, and then sheer drops of many hundreds of metres on either side ... read more
South America » Colombia » Risaralda » Pereira 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
I love to travel and am an amateur photographer. This blog is designed to record Mojo's and my trip around South America. Keeping friends in the loop, and allaying the fears of our parents.
Purple Haze, is not some reference to an existential drug related experience, but some form of homage to my favourite musician, whose song this blog is named after, it was about a dream.
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