Medellin

Ashamedly, I can't say much about Medellin - it was a friend's birthday, and as a result of that - I saw more of Medellin after dark than I did in the day time. Needless to say, Medellin was an extremely enjoyable few days, but I'll have to return one day to tell you about … Continue reading Medellin

Salento 

We got into Salento after an bumpy overnight bus from Bogota, arriving in a tiny town in the mountains shrouded in early morning mist.  Crammed in the back of the truck, we went to the Cocora Valley nearby to go for a walk. The valley is famous for its extremely tall palm trees that skyrocket … Continue reading Salento 

Bogota

We arrived starkly early in Bogota, and spent the day resting to recover from the long night after our flight to Colombia.  On our first afternoon in Bogota, we went out in search of food - and joined others at our hostel in a delicious small French restaurant, trying charcuterie and poached fish quinoa meals, … Continue reading Bogota

Lima 

We spent almost a week in Lima, taking it easy and exploring the gigantous city before our flight to Colombia.  Our first night we stayed at a dodgy hostel in the outskirts of Barranco, a popular neighbourhood for bars and eating out, and arrived late to the area. Out in search of food, and wholly … Continue reading Lima