Phil Vinter and Sophie Cross are a couple of journalists taking a little jaunt through Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and anywhere else the wind takes them!
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Category Archives: Colombia
Driving in Latin America is always fun, if sometimes mildly terrifying, and only the bravest of drivers should attempt it. I don’t really know why they bother having gears because they seem to go from first straight to fifth, beginning … Continue reading
Hands, nose and ears chilly after an hour-and-a-half hike through thick mud, babbling brooks and over bridges formed of giant laid-out tree trunks in the midst of Colombia’s beautiful Cocora Valley and I was, as ever, ready for a hot … Continue reading
I fear pool won’t quite cut it for me anymore, for I have experienced the incredible Colombian bar sport of Tejo… “There’s only one place in town where you can play it,” says our jovial hostel owner Hemmie. “But they … Continue reading
Unless I’m sleeping in it, I’m really not a big fan of the dark. And unless I’m hiding from a mass murderer I’m really not too fussed about confined spaces either. So being told that I have to crawl 20 … Continue reading
In the late 20th century the powers that be in Colombia decided to build a new transportation system in Bogotá to try make getting around a bit easier for the good folk living in this sprawling city and to reduce the pressure … Continue reading
“…And next up we have Muñeca, a gorgeous grey renowned for her speed and agility…” The baseball-capped commentator’s voice booms out through the microphone as the small crowd gathered around follow his gaze down towards the tarmac. A couple of metres … Continue reading