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Jan 27, 2013 - Capurganá et Sapzurro

Nous avons a nouveau fait un tres long voyage pour nous retrouver dans un petit coin de paradis a la frontiere avec le Panama dans les villages de Capurganá et Sapzurro. Les villages sont super tranquilles, il n'y a pas de voitures ici, juste quelques motos et chevaux a Capurganá et aucun transport a Sapzurro et l'électricité fonctionne uniquement de 9h du matin a minuit. De plus, il n'y a pas beaucoup de touristes, car pour y arriver, il y a 2 manieres : soit en avion avec un vol super cher, ou en bateau depuis Turbo une ville a 2-3h de...

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Nov 4, 2007 - Colombia - Sapzurro

It's funny how sometimes things work out. If our sailing trip had gone as planned we would never have discovered Sapzurro, in the Darien Gap on the border with Panama. A picture perfect little Colombian fishing village of 500 people located in a small sheltered bay with a coral reef only 10 metres from the beach. The thick Darien jungle in the surrounding hills came right down to the sandy beaches. Plus we got to meet some real characters, including the guy we stayed with Alberto (el Chileno). We arrived late on the Sunday night and avoided...

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Dec 27, 2006 - Bahía Solano - El Valle

Managed to finally leave the city for a few days. It was a bit long winded, had to fly from Bogotá to Medellín (8am) and take another flight to Bahía Solano (delayed 2 hours in Medellín). One good thing that came out of it was that I discovered that there is an airport in the middle of Medellín, Olaya Herrera. The last time I flew there from Bogotá, the ticket I had was to a place called Rio Negro which was also referred to as Medellín... bit of a Ryanair scam..... the airport was an hour's taxi ride away from the city, just the taxi ride...

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Jul 8, 2005 - Pereira, Colombia

Where to start? After an relatively long bus ride through mountains and hills and beautiful scenery I arrived a city in the sky. I was suprised and taken aback to discover this cool city where my friend grew up, lives and works. Damn you lonely planet because if you look in the 'lonely planet' guidebooks for Pereira and the town surrounding cities they're just blips on the map, but let me tell you they are sweet little gems, I only drove through Manizelis and I have heard it's really cool; I will be back, and I am witnessing the splendor of...

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