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Jul 20, 2009 - Giron

C'est parti: stop intensif! on se dirige plein sud en fuyant la chaleure étouffante de la côte. Les voitures sur courtes distances et rapides mais les camions plus lents mais sur plus de chemin. Avec nos aimables chauffeurs qui nous offrent toujours une boisson ou un fruit, nous observons le changement de végétation. Nous arrivons le premier soir a deux tiers de notre chemin ou nous campons la nuit près d'une aire de repos de camions. Il y a toujours cette grosse chaleur ce qui rend la nuit plutot dificile. Le lendemain nous comblons sans...

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Jul 13, 2007 - Giron, outside Bucaramanga

Outside the city of Bucaramanga is the small suburb of Giron. Although the city of Bucaramanga doesn't have a whole lot of "old town" charm, the town of Giron makes up for it. It's only about a 10-15 minute ride from the city, but it may as well be 10-15 hours away. It has a completely different feel. We only spent a day there, but I saw a few hotels that looked really nice, and also were not too expensive. If you don't need a night life, I would recommend staying in Giron as opposed to staying in Bucaramanga. The adventure came the next...

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