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Barichara

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 [...]

Transfer point

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

Popayan is the capital city of the Cauca department of Colombia. It is a real colonial city, founded in 1537 by the Spanish conquistadors. Not to be confused with colourful tourist traps as Salento or [...]

Santa Fe de Antioquia

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Colombia, travel|Tags: , , , |

There are 30+ towns/cities in the Americas named Santa Fe. While Medellin is the capital of the department of Antioquia, Colombia, until 1826 this role was held by Santa Fe de Antioquia. Probably the most [...]

Jardin

By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Colombia, travel|Tags: , , , |

While Jardin is most definitely not mainstream for overlanders, definitely is a must to see in Colombia especially if you are keen photographer. But let’s start from the beginning. First of all thanks for fellow [...]

Filandia

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , , |

Based on the recommendation from locals our next stop was Filandia, which is basically half an hour drive from Salento. While the architecture is similar, colourful buildings in the main plaza and along two-three streets, [...]

Sigsig

By | July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Ecuador, travel|Tags: , , |

After San Bartolome I headed to Sigsig, also unplanned, just like that. I clicked with the small town quickly, its laid-back atmosphere and awesome colonial buildings, built of adobe bricks and wood combination. My kind [...]

Colonial Panama

By | June 26th, 2016|Categories: Panama, travel|Tags: , |

The best place to experience the colonial Panama is in the old town called Casco Antigo or Casco Viejo. It is the oldest part of town inhabited today. It's neighbouring the slums of El Chorillo, [...]

Portobelo

By | June 16th, 2016|Categories: Panama, travel|Tags: , , , , |

On the way back from Shelter Bay to Colon we discovered that you can cross through a ferry service, free of charge and much faster than the road through the Gatun locks. Then the road [...]

La Antigua Guatemala

By | February 14th, 2015|Categories: Guatemala|Tags: , , , |

La Antigua Guatemala is one of the old capitals of the country, third in the row to be more precise, seems like the capital city was moved around a few times. After a shattering earthquake [...]

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Yellow

By | April 25th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Izamal is a pueblo magico in Yucatan and its main characteristic is that everything is yellow in this town. It’s like they got a good deal on yellow paint. Even some horse-drawn carts are yellow. [...]

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