Category Archives: Cali and Surroundings

Colombian Roadtrip – Day 13 – Sylvia

December 29, 2013 After a somewhat late start spent having a leisurely breakfast and lounging around the hammocks of Hostal Campobello, we drove to Sylvia, a small town about an hour away from Popayan through spectacular mountain scenery. Sylvia is … Continue reading

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Colombian Roadtrip – Day 11 – Rio Ponce

December 27, 2014 Yet another great day exploring Cali and its environs. Today we headed off to the River Ponce just outside of Cali. Gorgeous scenery, easy hiking, fun rock climbing and a freezing dip in the river. We got … Continue reading

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Colombian Roadtrip – Day 10 – How the other 1 percent lives

Today we had a fantastic day relaxing at my friend’s friend’s finca (“country home”) outside of Cali. To be honest, the finca was really an estate. It was like something out of a period piece movie about the landed South … Continue reading

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Colombian Roadtrip – Day 9 – Feria de Cali!

December 25, 2013 Cali is known for its salsa dancing and we are very lucky to be here during the Feria de Cali, a week long party that celebrates Cali, its culture and salsa with various parades, processions, and lots … Continue reading

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Colombian Roadtrip – Day 8 – Road to Cali

December 24, 2013 What a long yet satisfying travel day! After sending Marta off to the airport, we went back to the Valle de Cocora in the morning so the girls could see some of the scenery we saw yesterday … Continue reading

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