The Otavalo Market, Ecuador

The Otavalo Market, Ecuador

It’s a short drive to the border at Tulcan which is one of the easiest border crossings so far taking less than an hour, you can find details of the border crossing here…. our first destination being the Finca Sommerwind…
Las Lajas Sanctuary

Las Lajas Sanctuary

10th -11th January After saying goodbye to our friend and her family in Popayan, we head towards the city of Pasto, a long but amazingly scenic 245km five hour drive through impossibly green steep and jagged mountains with vertical drops…
Alto de Los Idolos, Colombia

Alto de Los Idolos, Colombia

We decide to drive a loop around San Austin following the back roads towards our first stop of La Chaquira, where we had read that there were fantastic statues carved into the rocks. On the way to the site, we…
Trying to find San Agustin

Trying to find San Agustin

3rd January We attempt to get to San Agustin today driving on one of the two main routes; we jump in the car, type in San Agustin and press go.  The route looks about right and the distance is also…
Christmas in Cali

Christmas in Cali

25th-28th December  Cali Located at an altitude of 1000m Cali is the 3rd largest city in Colombia and also the capital of salsa; as we are walking around, we see one salsateca (salsa club) after the other lining a busy…