How To Get from Colombia to Peru on the Amazon

Most people travelling overland from Colombia will probably take the very long-winded bus route into Ecuador, and travel into Peru from there. But for those looking for something a bit more adventurous, or who simply want to head straight into Peru, there is another option. It is possible to sail from…

Read More

Review – Colombia Rafting Expediciones, San Gil

If you are into rafting, you should rely on Colombia Rafting Expediciones (colombiarafting.com). Many companies in San Gil organise rafting excursions but this is the most reliable one. Unexperienced rafters may prefer opting for the easier Rio Fonce – with rafts of grades 1 to 3. If you are in the…

Read More

Review – Colombian Bike Junkies, San Gil

If you are an adventure seeker, you have a choice of about a million places to go to in Colombia. It surely depends on the kind of adventure you are looking for. San Gil is definitely THE place for extreme sports and you can easily fill up your days there…

Read More

Photo Friday – Amazon River

A fisherman sailing out into the Amazon River at the border of Colombia, Brazil and Peru – a place where we visited all three countries in under half an hour. I took this as we crossed from Leticia in Colombia to Santa Rosa in Peru, ready to take a twelve…

Read More

How to Visit Playa Blanca, Cartagena

When it comes to beaches, there are some stunning options around Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean Coast, but the idyllic white sand and crystal clear waters of Playa Blanca have to be top of the list. A long stretch of beach, lined with palm trees, alongside the warm Caribbean sea, with…

Read More