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By | November 5th, 2017|Categories: photography|

The domain hobotrail.com has been cancelled. The blog will continue on barnatanko.com/blog. The blog has been renamed as PHOTOtrail.


By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , |

Giron is another colonial town listed on the national heritage list of Colombia. It was on my way with a planned overnight stop so might as well shot some frames. The colonial town centre is [...]


By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , |

Barichara has the nickname of 'the prettiest small town in Colombia'. Sure, it's a great place to take some awesome photos. As for me, El Jardin of Antioquia still tops the chart. While not questioning [...]

Hold that thought

By | July 26th, 2017|Categories: Colombia, travel|Tags: , , , , , |

Casa de Terracota: 'Since its origin and concept, the Colombian architect Octavio Mendoza Morales seeks to promote an alternative and harmonious lifestyle for the individual and the community, as well as for the surrounding environment.' [...]


By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Colombia, travel|Tags: , , , , |

Villa de Leyva has a poor lineup of stores, although they seems to be everywhere the selection of produce is low around the historical area. The only good source of fresh produce is the Saturday [...]

Colonial vibes

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , |

Villa de Leyva definitely has some colonial vibes left even these days. Walking the cobblestone streets you will not be disturbed much, it's a pretty quiet place and the whitewash buildings are quite simple, nothing [...]

Dia de la virgen del Carmen

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , |

Villa de Leyva celebrated 'Dia de la virgen del Carmen' and the town was packed with tourists. Basically the setup was the same as the previous two days: drink, food, music stage, rides, vendors, street [...]


By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , |

Honda, Tolima takes its name from the indigenous people of the region which are called Ondaimas. Founded in 1539 and it was the main river port of the country for a long time. For us [...]

Villa de Leyva

By | July 15th, 2017|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , |

Time stood still in Villa de Leyva for a long time, but not anymore. Nowadays I think is Colombia's most visited colonial town especially that Bogota with its 10 million population is 3-4 hours drive [...]


By | July 15th, 2017|Categories: Colombia, travel|

Guadalajara de Buga, Valle de Cauca is one of oldest towns in Colombia.  It is known for it's famous Basilica del Señor de los Milagros, cattle industry and the crash of American Airlines Flight 965, [...]