Commonly known for a famous white substance, Colombia is nothing like the drug-lord run kingdom that the media will have you think it is. Variety is what it does well.

 

 

Bogota Coffee Cart

This is the Colombian version of the coffee cart – a little different to the one in Angel, London.

Bogota Streets

Naranja’s anyone?

Bogota Streets

Skip the naranjas and get into the chorizo

Bogota Streets

The streets around our hostel

Bogota Streets

Cel standing strong against the colour of Bogota

Bogota Streets

The skyline of Bogota

Bogota Streets

Cel and the lads

Bogota Street Art

Impressive graffiti work on the walls near the old town

Monserrat

Looking back toward the old town (in the background)

Salt Cathedral, Zipaquir√°

Salty Asian Squats!

Villa de Leyva Terracotta House

The Terracotta House – hand made from the ground up

Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva turns it on for our arrival!

Villa de Leyva Countryside

Walking through the countryside

Villa de Leyva Coffee

European coffee in Colombias heartland

Villa de Leyva

Cel is so excited about something that she’s jumping for joy

Villa de Leyva

Awesome scenery from the town square

Villa de Leyva

Late evening adventures finished with a selfie

Colombian Bike Junkies

The crew about to hit the downhill

Colombian Bike Junkies

Cel bolting down the hill with the canyon in the background

San Gil Waterfall

Looking down the first waterfall – no jumping happening today

San Gil Waterfall

After 20 mins uphill I took a seat

Colombian Bike Junkies

Smiling due to the lack of uphill

Colombian Bike Junkies

Weird ghost town that we stopped in on the bikes

Cartagena

Cel patiently waiting for me to take a photo

Cartagena

Totally Cartagena

Cartagena

Engrossed in a game of chess

Cartagena

Post match briefing

Medelin Feria de las Flores

Cel all excited about the big show

Medelin Feria de las Flores

Proud Sponsors

Medelin Feria de las Flores

Animal Highlight 2: Big Lizard

Medelin Feria de las Flores

Jackpot – more lime juice making

Medelin Museo De Agua

Standing in the water, although you can’t see it

Salento Coffee Farm

Cel with her gumboots on ready to hit the farm

Salento Coffee Farm

Don Eduardo Farm @ Plantation House

Salento Coffee Farm

The coffee bean drying process

Salento Coffee Farm

The improvised way to take the skins off the bean

Salento Coffee Farm

Sifting the skins out of the mix

Coffee Farm Salento

Cels artistic impression of the line-up

Salento Valley

Looking out over the valley

Salento Valley

Salento Valley

What it’s all about

Coffee Farm Salento

More than coffee grows on this farm

Coffee Farm Salento

Cel makes gumboots look glamorous

Medelin Downtown

This was about as grubby as things got in Medellin

Medelin Feria de las Flores

It was about now that we started ageing…

Cartagena

Outside the town walls the kids play footy, oblivious to my snapping camera

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