116 days later…

We’re here, we made it – overland from Buenos Aires to Caracas in 4 months, more or less on or following the world’s largest mountain range. When we’ve been sat waiting for hours at bus terminals we devised a way to amuse ourselves and here are the results… We have: Visited 8 countries Been to … More 116 days later…

Crossing the border – Maicao, Colombia to Maracaibo, Venezuela

Having flagged a bus just outside Tayrona National Park, which incidentally was the worst shed of a bus we have seen in Colombia, we arrived at the border town of Maicao into chaos. There were several men greeting us off the bus shouting “Maricaibo, Maricaibo, Por Puesto, Por Puesto”, traffic all over the place and … More Crossing the border – Maicao, Colombia to Maracaibo, Venezuela

Adios Colombia – what they say and what we found

Our 3 weeks in Colombia are at an end, we’ve travelled overland from one end of the country to the other – Ipiales on the Ecuadorian border to Maicao on the Venezuelan Caribbean coast border – and stopped off lots on the way. What they say Colombia is known for terrorist guerrillas, cocaine and for … More Adios Colombia – what they say and what we found