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SA2 2019

South America : part 2! We are back on the continent after a few months away, in order to finish our visit of Peru and to continue into Ecuador and Colombia!

To see the first part of the trip, go here : South America 2017

location on the : 15/08/2019

Marseille, France

colonial cities
Written by sophie et jeremy   
Friday, 10 May 2019 01:15

For once, this article is not completely chronological. As a matter of fact, here in Colombia, the colonial cities are to be found everywhere : at the foot of the mountains, in the jungle, in the desert or on the coast! Each one has its particularities, but they are all built around a shaded central square, a church and make the colombians proud!

 plaza villa de leyva plaza villa de leyva

the eastern cordillera
Written by sophie et jeremy   
Monday, 22 April 2019 00:11

That’s the youngest and highest mountain range of the country. Its northern end spans up to the Venezuela, on its west slopes flows the Rio Magdalena, the biggest river of Colombia, and on its east lies the Amazon basin over hundreds of kilometers up to Brazil.

cordillere orientale 2 cordillere orientale 2 playa de belen playa de belen

the caribbean coast
Written by sophie et jeremy   
Saturday, 06 April 2019 23:50

When leave Medellin, we drive across the western cordillera, the less high of the 3. As we drive, the vegetation gets more dense, the rivers wider and the temperature rises : we head to the caribbean coast!

antioquia antioquia

Written by sophie et jeremy   
Monday, 01 April 2019 03:19

In this big cosmopolitan city, we will meet with Carolina and Pablo, a colombian couple of climbers we met in Marseille 2 years ago. After studying in Italy for some years, and traveling a bit through Europe, they recently came back home, where they welcome us with open arms.

medellin medellin

zona cafetera
Written by sophie et jeremy   
Sunday, 31 March 2019 22:20

Colombians are proud of their coffee, which they think is the best in the world. The area where it is produced, recognized as world heritage, is in between the central and western cordilleras. The landscapes are very pretty, with green hills, and as background the high summits of los Nevados volcanoes. No wonder there are many tourists in this area!

zona cafetera zona cafetera

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