Monthly Archives: September 2011

Santa Marta & Cartagena, Colombia

I took the earliest flight with Aires airlines to get to Barranquilla then a 2-hr bus to Santa Marta. One thing I noticed about Colombia is that the airports and bus terminals in most major cities are usually located very … Continue reading

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Bogota, Colombia

I took the overnight bus to Bogota as it is the only way out of San Agustin without going back to Popayan. Arrived at Bogota early in the morning, the North bus terminal is very far from Centro and taking … Continue reading

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San Agustin, Colombia

I made my decision to go to San Agustin to see the interesting statues that I have seen some photos in my hostel in Salta. The journey requires crossing mountains in dirt road which was the bumpiest ride I have … Continue reading

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Ipiales; Popayan, Colombia

I arrived at Tulcan around 6pm and decided to stay for the night as my lonelyplanet book suggests. After an overnight stay in Tulcan with eating spree, I took a local colectivo by the central square to the border Rumichaca … Continue reading

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Quito, Ecuador

I left Mancora for Tumbes because there was no bus to Ecuador that day but figured the border town would have more departure options. I took a van to Tumbes which took 2 hours then a mototaxi to the Cifa … Continue reading

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