Colombia

19.3.-15.5.10


MARCH 2010

005_Cartagena_riding with the Kiwis.JPG

006_Cartagena_they carry 2 guitars.JPG

007_Cartagena_old part.JPG

008_Cartagena_old part.JPG

009_Cartagena_old part.JPG

010_Cartagena_old part.JPG

011_Cartagena_old part.JPG

012_Cartagena_bike with engine.jpg

013_Cartagena_serious business.JPG

014_Cartagena_smoking heads.JPG

015_Cartagena_old part.JPG

016_Cartagena_two mamas.JPG

017_Cartagena_old part.JPG

018_Cartagena_old part.JPG

019_Cartagena_the display had too much chocolate cake.JPG

020_Cartagena_here it is.JPG

021_Cartagena_old part.JPG

022_Cartagena_friends are helping.JPG

023_Cartagena_whos shoes are that.JPG

024_Cartagena_the fort.JPG

025_Cartagena_bird perspective.JPG

026_Cartagena_dinner with other cyclists.JPG

027_Cartagena_old part.JPG

028_Cartagena_old part.JPG

029_Cartagena_old part.JPG

030_Cartagena_a shop.JPG

031_Cartagena_cake.JPG

032_Cartagena_having a snooze.JPG

033_Riding along the coas.JPG

034_Great riding with great people.JPG

035_This road sign looks tired.JPG

036_On our way to the mud bath.JPG

037_The mud volcano.JPG

038_playing in the mud.JPG

039_Nice after a day on the bike.JPG

040_hm.JPG

041_Who is who.JPG

042_Riding through dry areas.JPG

043_Good he wears a helmet.JPG

044_Andrew the professional three bikes holder.JPG

045_Kiwis, Kraut and Canadian.JPG

046_Crossing the mighty Rio Magdalena.JPG

047_Leaving Barranquilla behind.JPG

048_River crossing.JPG

049_Common traffic.JPG

050_Puncture.JPG

051_A local boy changes the tire for us.JPG

052_Flat straight remote and beautiful.JPG

053_Flat straight remote and beautiful.JPG

054_Flat straight remote and beautiful.JPG

055_Flat straight remote and beautiful.JPG

056_Flat straight remote and beautiful.JPG

057_Meeting more cyclists.JPG

058_Flat straight remote and beautiful.JPG

059_Flat straight remote and beautiful.JPG

060_Pueblo Viejo a fisherman village.JPG

061_Sailing boat.JPG

062_Everything is built above the water.JPG

062_Our accommodation.JPG

063_A big one.JPG

064_Village on stilts.JPG

065_Going fishing.JPG

066_Bicycle rickshaw.JPG

067_Santa Marta.JPG

068_Santa Marta.JPG

069_Santa Marta.JPG

070_Santa Marta.JPG

071_Santa Marta_making friends with a robot.JPG

072_Santa Marta_ice cream business.JPG

073_Santa Marta_more business on wheels.JPG

074_Santa Marta_Easter.JPG

075_Santa Marta_Easter.JPG

076_Santa Marta_Easter penguin.JPG

077_Santa Marta_fiesta and siesta.JPG

078_Santa Marta_frutas.JPG

079_Santa Marta.JPG

080_Santa Marta_horse and fruit and people.JPG

081_Cienaga_passing slums.JPG

082_Cienaga_passing slums.JPG

083_Cienaga_passing slums.JPG
APRIL 2010

088_Swimming in the river.JPG

089_Fixing a flat tire.JPG

090_Palm oil trees.jpg

090_Sleepy cyclist.JPG

091_Sink system.JPG

092_Milkshake stand.JPG

093_Stopping for a swim.JPG

094_Scenery.JPG

095_Dry semi desert.JPG

096_Riding into Bosconia_who is allowed to get in.JPG

097_Riding into Bosconia_who is allowed to get in.JPG

098_Riding into Bosconia_who is allowed to get in.JPG

099_Riding into Bosconia_who is allowed to get in.JPG

100_Riding into Bosconia_who is allowed to get in.JPG

101_Keep riding through the semi desert.JPG

102_Keep riding through the semi desert.JPG

103_Keep riding through the semi desert.JPG

104_Keep riding through the semi desert.JPG

105_Eucalyptus trees.JPG

105_Walking over water.jpg

106_Back into the green.JPG

106__It didnt work out.jpg

107_Following the mountain range on our left.JPG

108_Somebody is thirsty.JPG

109_Mango business.JPG

110_Selling cellphone calls.JPG

111_Offering us drinks and cookies.JPG

112_Your friend and helper.JPG

113_Scenery.JPG

114_Aguachica_The pizzaman.JPG

115_Aguachica_Pizza TV fan and chairs.JPG

116_Aguachica_They dont bother with cups.JPG

117_Aguachica_Street business.JPG

118_Aguachica_Colors and flavors.JPG

119_Aguachica_People helping me out with the computer.JPG

120_Aguachica_Virus hunters.JPG

121_Aguachica_getting ready for an interview.JPG

122_Aguachica_after the interview.JPG

122_breaking news.jpg

123_Street business.JPG

124_Follow the road.JPG

125_Scenery.JPG

126_Scenery.JPG

127_Scenery.JPG

128_Watermelon stop.JPG

129_Scenery.JPG

130_trees full of birds.JPG

131_Trees full of birds.JPG

132_San Alberto_The staff.JPG

133_Scenery.JPG

134_Scenery.JPG

135_Scenery.JPG

136_Scenery.JPG

137_One of many Renaults.JPG

138_Sponsored by a passing car.JPG

139_Lizama_waiting for the rain to stop.jpg

139_Scenery.JPG

140_Biggest bathroom ever.JPG

140_Scenery.JPG

141_One of many butterflies.JPG

142_One of many butterflies.JPG

143_One of many butterflies.JPG

144_One of many butterflies.JPG

145_One of many butterflies.JPG

146_Mystery of nature.JPG

147_Mystery of nature.JPG

148_Scenery.JPG

149_Bird is teasing the cat.JPG

150_Puerto Parra_2 weeks old monkey in the hammock.JPG

151_Taxi stand.JPG

152_Scenery.JPG

153_Scenery.JPG

154_Here is another one.JPG

155_Towing service.JPG

156_Buffalos.JPG

157_Riding through the valley.JPG

158_Scenery.JPG

159_Scenery.JPG

160_Scenery.JPG

161_Scenery.JPG

162_Chair and fan provided for us.JPG

163_Hola.JPG

164_Scenery.JPG

165_Cow and friend.JPG

166_Scenery.JPG

167_Scenery.JPG

168_Scenery.JPG

169_One more.JPG

170_Going for a ride.JPG

171_Mooooh.JPG

172_Getting the oil.JPG

173_Scenery.JPG

174_Moving through the wetlands.JPG

175_Scenery.JPG

176_Scenery.JPG

177_Trucks in front of the booked out hotel.JPG

178_Even trucks also parked on the road.JPG

179_Simplicity.JPG

180_Billy boy.JPG

181_The valley comes to an end.JPG

182_Incredible mountain formations.JPG

183_Magdalena Valley.jpg

183_Mountain formations.JPG

184_In the mountains. No more flats.JPG

185_Honda at the Rio Magdalena.JPG

186_Honda_which way.JPG

187_On our way to Mariquita.JPG

188_Mariquita_meeting other cyclists.JPG

189_Mariquita_meeting other cyclists.jpg

190_Mariquita_nice cyclists.JPG

191.jpg

191_Padua_12 year old business man.JPG

192_Climbing towards Fresno.JPG

193_Climbing towards Fresno.JPG

194_Riding into the mountains.JPG

195_Riding into the mountains.JPG

196_Riding into the mountains.JPG

197_Fianally arriving in Fresno.JPG

198_Exotic bird.JPG

199_Climbing higher and higher.JPG

200_In the mountains.JPG

201_Mighty mountains.JPG

202_Passing pine trees.JPG

203_Padua in the distance.JPG

204_Padua.JPG

205_Getting closer to the pass.JPG

206_Another fruit stand.JPG

206_Approaching the pass.JPG

207_Approaching the pass.JPG

208_Approaching the pass.JPG

209_Approaching the pass.JPG

210_The pass in 3700m height.JPG

211_Getting over the pass.JPG

212_Riding down on the other side.JPG

213_Riding down on the other side.JPG

214_degrees only.JPG

215_Riding into Manizales.JPG

216_Simple houses in Manizales.JPG

217_In the coffee land.JPG

218_In the coffee land.jpg

219_Coffee and bamboo.JPG

220_In the coffee land.JPG

221_In the coffee land.JPG

222_Beautiful mountains.JPG

223_In the coffee land.JPG

224_Our hospedace in the mountains.JPG

225_Get the pot of gold.JPG

226_Waiter wants to ride with us.JPG

227_Firn.JPG

227_Nice downhill into the next valley(Pareira).JPG

228_Diego gifted us a TShirt.JPG

228_Old grammophones are dispayed on the road.JPG

229_Dog gets water.JPG

229_For sale.JPG

230_Dropping into the Cauca valley.JPG

230_Looking back to the Santa Rosa Valley.JPG

231_Cauca valley.JPG

232_Cartago in the distance.JPG

233_Cartago_Serious business.JPG

234_Cartago.JPG

235_Cartago_Buddha Bar.JPG

236_Cartago_Espresso shop on wheels.JPG

237_Sunbathing.JPG

238_Working in the fields.JPG

239_Working in the fields.JPG

240_Cowboy and cows.JPG

241_Riding towards Tulua.JPG

242_Railway track divides village in two parts.JPG

243_On the road.JPG

244_Selling coco juice on the side of the road.JPG

245_Beauty of nature.JPG

246_Beauty of nature.JPG

247_Handmade whale of wood.JPG

248_Handmade owl of wood.JPG

249_Free mechanical assistance.JPG

250_Free towing service.JPG

251_Free ambulance service.JPG

252_Police service.JPG

253_Vinyards.JPG

254_Sugar cane fields.JPG

255_Village.JPG

256_Village.JPG

257_Cyclist from Argentina to Canada.JPG

258_Railway track for the sugar cane train.JPG

259_Passing villages.JPG

260_Lots of dark people.JPG

261_House of mud and wood.JPG

262_Little street restaurant.JPG

263_Bugalagrande.JPG

264_Maggi.JPG

265_Village with brick roofs and no tin roofs.JPG

266_Horse taking himself for a walk in a tiny village.JPG

267_Breakfast.JPG

268_Chicken salad.JPG

269_On our way to Buga.JPG

270_Buga.JPG

271_Buga.JPG

272_Buga_cyclist with huge cardwood box.JPG

273_Life in Buga.JPG

274_Fruitstands in Buga.JPG

275_Buga.JPG

276_Buga_Family trip.JPG

277_Getting ingerviewed out of the driving car.JPG

278_More questions.JPG

279_Truck with 4 trailers full of sugar cane.JPG

280_Cali_Passing the Sex and Love hotel.JPG

281_Cali.JPG

282_Cali_cyclist with empty boxes.JPG

283_Cali_lots of stuff.JPG

284_Cali_Getting styled in Cali.JPG

285_Cali.JPG

286_Cali.JPG

287_Cali.JPG

288_Cali.JPG

289_Cali_High tech tower.JPG

290_Cali_hopefully enough dishes.JPG

291_Cali_environment friendly transport.JPG

292_Cali.JPG

293_Cali_getting the computer fixed.JPG

294_Cali_yummy breakfast place.JPG
MAY 2010

299_Looking for an accommodation.JPG

300_Fixing a flat tire.JPG

301_Fruit break.JPG

302_Rice fields.JPG

303_Rice fields.JPG

304_Last km in the Cauca valley.JPG

305_Bamboo forest.JPG

307_Somebody is having a decent rest.JPG

308_In the hills again.JPG

309_In the hills again.JPG

310_Mountains.JPG

311_Mondomo_View from our room.JPG

312_Mondomo_looking down to the bathroom.JPG

313_Colombian busses.JPG

314_Our host in Mondomo.JPG

315_Our host in Mondomo.JPG

316_Heading towards Piendamo.JPG

317_Heading towards Piendamo.JPG

318_A woman takes her cow for a walk.JPG

319_Heading towards Piendamo.JPG

320_In the coffee land.JPG

321_Colombian bus.JPG

322_Piendamo_check out his feet.JPG

323_Piendamo_Native Indians.JPG

324_Wooden house.JPG

325_Do you see our new pump.JPG

326_Hare Krishna Center close to Popayan.JPG

327_The valley of Popayan.JPG

328_Passing a forest.JPG

329_Popayan.JPG

330_Popayan_The white city of Colombia.JPG

331_Popayan.JPG

332_Land of coffee.JPG

333_Popayan_Follow your heart.JPG

334_Popayan.JPG

335_Popayan.JPG

336_Popayan.JPG

337_Popayan.JPG

338_Popayan.JPG

339_Popayan_Bicimania.JPG

340_Popayan_Getting our bikes tuned.JPG

340_Popayan_Our friend Pedro taking photos.JPG

341_Popayan_Pedro and the king of strawberries with wipping cream.JPG

342_Popayan_Our support vehicle.JPG

343_Popayan_Our support vehicle.JPG

344_Popayan_strawberries and wipping cream_yay.JPG

345_Popayan.JPG

346_Popayan.JPG

347_Popayan.JPG

348_Popayan.JPG

349_Popayan.JPG

350_Popayan_Native Indians.JPG

351_Popayan_Native Indians.JPG

352_Popayan_Native Indians.JPG

353_Colombian coffee.JPG

354_Popayan.JPG

355_Popayan_Who is that.JPG

356_Popayan_4583.JPG

357_Popayan.JPG

358_Popayan.JPG

359_Popayan_Lots of horses and carriages.JPG

360_Popayan.JPG

361_Popayan_Small signs.JPG

362_Popayan_hm.JPG

363_Popayan_Man makes roses for women for mothers day.JPG

364_Popayan.JPG

365_The process of making coffee.JPG

366_Popayan_He is a cyclist too.JPG

367_Popayan_harvest time.JPG

368_Popayan_Friends show us their finca.JPG

369_Popayan.JPG

370_Around_Popayan.JPG

371_Serious talking.JPG

372_Popayan_hm.JPG

373_Popayan_yummy strawberries with cream.JPG

374_Popayan_meeting lovely people.JPG

375_Popayan_The market.JPG

376_Popayan_The market.JPG

377_Popayan_The market.JPG

378_Popayan_Hard work.JPG

379_Popayan_Selling fruit and minutes on the mobile phone.JPG

380_Popayan_the East.JPG

381_Popayan_driving into the mountains.JPG

382_Around Popayan.JPG

383_Popayan_Mud house.JPG

384_Around Popayan.JPG

385_Popayan_Making good use of his car.Full of grapes..JPG

387_Popayan_Viva Mockus.JPG

388_Around Popayan.JPG

389_Hotsprings up in the mountains.JPG

390_Around Popayan.JPG

391_Traditional way.JPG

392_Valley of Popayan.JPG

393_Popayan_Coffee table.JPG

394_Popayan_Crazy busses.JPG

395_Popayan_Crazy busses.JPG

396_Popayan_simple stove.JPG

397_Around Popayan_eucalyptus trees.JPG

398_Popayan_One way of carrying a mattress.JPG

399_Popayan_Our dear friends.JPG

400_Around Popayan_In the coffee and banana field.JPG

401_Around Popayan_House made out of bamboo cow shit and ash.JPG

402_Around Popayan_The house from inside.JPG

403_Around Popayan_Who is that freak.JPG

404_Around Popayan_Meeting lovely people.JPG

405_Popayan_Our lovely friends.JPG