“We reached the glacier (5000m) at first light. Perfect timing to have some visibility for navigating the ice and still make the summit before the clouds rolled in obscuring the views. We took a quick break, donned our glacier gear and started out onto the steep tongue of the glacier.”
“It’s only recently becoming popular with tourists who come to see the market and the beautiful indigenous Guambino people in the beautiful Switzerland like mountain setting. The Guambino dress very distinctively in beautiful blue ponchos, skirts (for women and men), and black felt bowler hats. The only sign of western influence is their love for Timberland boots, which everyone seemed to be wearing.”Read more "Silvia Indigenous Market"
The world’s second largest Carnaval is held in Barranquilla, Colombia. We hadn’t really planned on going, but our new friends Dylan, Chris, and Cole from Washingtone that we shared a container with from Panama to Colombia with had arranged to stay at a farm about an hour outside of town and bus in for the event. […]Read more "Carnaval in Barranquilla"
After dropping the camper off for loading at port in Colon, Panama we caught a flight to Bogota. We had some time to kill before the camper arrived at port in Cartagena and we decided to spend it there, in Colombia’s biggest city. We found accommodation in La Candelaria (Bogota’s old town) at the beautiful […]Read more "Bogota By Bicycle"
With the exception of Panama City, Boquete was really our only stop in Panama. I think it would have been hard to pick a better one. Boquete, which means “gap” in spanish is beautifully situated in a lush mountain landscape. We happened to hit it for the annual flower and coffee festival and the place […]Read more "Boquete, Panama"