Bye Medellin!

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , |

So we left Medellin after four months and headed to the Ecuadorian border. We touched few familiar points on our way as Salento, Filandia, Las Lajas again. Took a hike in the Cocora Valley again [...]

Rest stop

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , |

We entered Colombia from Ecuador on August 28, 2016. After a few days of driving I was convinced that we will be out from here in about a month. I think the main thing what [...]


By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Colombia, photography|Tags: , , |

For few days it was pouring rain. It rained all day and it cleared at night so it was on the cool side. Then finally the rain stopped and the sun peaked out. It felt [...]

Renewing car permit in Colombia

By | November 26th, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , |

So we renewed our tourist visas and next was to renew the temporary car import permit. A fairly simple process, right in the middle of downtown Medellin at the DIAN office. The renewal is free [...]

Colombia extended

By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , |

On August 29th we entered Colombia and we intended to stay a month, maybe two. Today we extended our tourist visas in Medellin. How 'bout that? The process went fairly smooth. First you need to [...]

High ISO

By | November 7th, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , , |

It's amazing how advanced digital cameras has became. Talking about 2-3,000 ISO few years back meant almost unusable photos. Nowadays it's an acceptable range. OK, there is some noise, but the image is still within [...]


By | November 6th, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , , |

Rainy season is about rain, which went on and off today. In one of those short windows when it stopped we went for a dog walk in the Arvi Park. In about 20-30 minutes into [...]

Cultural heritage

By | November 5th, 2016|Categories: Colombia, travel|Tags: , , , , , |

As computer, smart phones, malls and fast food is taking over the world tradition is slowly but surely is fading just about everywhere. I know, our generation was looked at the same way as we [...]

Still still

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , |

So yeah, it's been a month with little movement, standing still for days and weeks. Now and then there's a need to slow down and stretch, sleep-in and stare into the sky. We found just [...]

Slow travel

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , |

In a few days is going to be a month since we arrived to the Medellin area. The original plan was few days or so then move on. It happens, for whatever reason we just [...]