Day 51 A good riding day July 18th 2015 Day 51 A good riding day
Distance driven today: 261 miles / 420 km
Cumulative distance driven: 9,038 miles / 14,545 km (7,000 miles to go)
Today’s trip: Medellin to Cali, Colombia
After a rather long riding day yesterday, we slept in this morning and took it relatively easy in the morning. We left Medellin around 10am and started riding towards Cali. The first riding leg of the m ... read more
South America » Colombia » Cali 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
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