Tag Archives: South America

Colombia – The Cauca Valley & Andean Foothills


As I made my way further south in the Central Highlands the roads became better, traffic lessened, and army checkpoints less frequent. The road wound its way along the mountains through small villages and towns. I was aiming to get … Continue reading

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Central Colombia


With batteries literally and metaphorically recharged, I packed up the bike and got on the road south from Medellin. Just like when I arrived into Medellin, the super-highway quickly whittled down to a twisty, narrow two lane road winding up … Continue reading

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Northern Colombia– The Road To Medellin


I finally dragged myself away from the good life in  Cartagena and hit the road to Medellin. Most of the other bikers had left a day or two before me but we agreed to meet up in Medellin. I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Magnificent Cartagena


There were times when I didn’t think I would make it, but I finally arrived South America. No sooner had we docked in Cartagena, I got off the boat as quickly as possible and checked right in to the Hilton. … Continue reading

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