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Spanish School, Volunteering and Adventures: San Carlos, Colombia

San Carlos has been our home for the last four weeks. It’s a small, safe town with friendly locals, it’s surrounded by mountains and rivers and even though it’s 120km away from Medellin, you can get everything you need here. However, it hasn’t always been this way. In the 1990s[…]

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Being Tourists, Desert Sun and Waterfalls: Mocoa to Ibague

Since entering Colombia a few weeks ago we have been following one of the two main tourist routes, through Pasto-Mocoa-San Agustin-Tatacoa Desert-Ibagué. This route has mostly followed the valley between the central and eastern mountain ranges and is surrounded by nature. It has constantly changing landscapes; densely forested mountains, jungle,[…]

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From Mountains to Jungle: Tulcan to Mocoa on the ‘Trampoline de la Muerte’

Crossing into a new country is normally an exciting time. You always have the minor hassle of actually doing the paperwork and getting the stamps but so far we have never had any problems and we are usually underway with renewed excitement pretty quickly. The border between Ecuador and Colombia[…]

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Falling for the Cataratas de Iguazú: From Argentina to Brasil, Casa de Ciclista and Itaipu dam

The Iguazú Falls are a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Rio Iguazú and here the river forms the border between Brasil and Argentina. The waterfalls (cataratas in Spanish) themselves are a major tourist attraction and it’s not difficult to see why. They boast anywhere from 275 to 300 waterfalls[…]

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