Bogota (Colombia)

Bogota (Colombia)

And so the countdown begins! Its our last day in Colombia today, and we’re all enjoying our last hours in Bogota, the capital and largest city of Colombia. We met up with a local friend Julian on our second night here and watched the World Cup qualifier game between Colombia and Ecuador. We went to … Continue reading

Cartagena (Colombia)

Sitting in the airport in Cartagena waiting to fly out to Bogota, after spending 5 days in this beautiful coastal city. It’s been very hot and humid, but I’ve enjoyed the change from the cold dry weather we’re had in the last few cities. We stayed in the old walled part of the city, which … Continue reading

Quito (Ecuador)

Quito (Ecuador)

Although it only lasted a few days, our detour to Quito, Ecuador, on the way to Colombia was well worthwhile. Quito is the best preserved colonial city in South America, and in recent years has improved safety and reduced crime in the city in leaps and bounds. There are police and army officials on every … Continue reading

São Paulo (Brazil)

São Paulo (Brazil)

And so the last few days in Brazil have arrived. Have enjoyed hot showers and amazing food in Campinas and São Paulo. Had the famous Bacalao (salted cod dish) at City Bar Campinas on Friday, followed by an amazing apple pie that I made for everyone that night! Also checked out the Mercadão markets, which … Continue reading