After our delicious and very much appreciated free breakfast, Alfredo the lovely hostel owner drives us to Salento, a small village ten minutes drive away. We pay 40 COP each and hop in a 4x4 jeep up to Valle De Cocora a valley up in the mountains located in the Central Cordillera of the Andean mountains. We choose a 5 miles round trip to the top of the valley and back down, it was tough going with altitude but the view from the top was so vast and amazing. Yo...
Across The Pond (BC and the Americas 2015)
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So not going to lie feeling pretty intimidated by our mission this morning. Getting around here is nothing as easy as Mexico. With two buses to catch before we make our destination, our challenge is on...see where we land up. We catch a taxi to the first bus stop to get our first bus to Armenia; approx 5 hrs journey, this happened to be quite easy from there we must get a locals bus to Boquia; 1 hours journey. After an hour of arm waving and pacing the bus sta...