I’ve always wanted to visit Jenny James at her home in Colombia, South America, but never had the balls to. Anyways I’ve read her newsletters over the years and have the general idea of her adventurous life and the tragedy of the murder (July 2000) of her grandson Tristan and her son-in-law Javier, both 18 years old in Colombia. … [Read more...] about Atlantis (An Ecological Community)
Pasto is more of a city that you stopover for the night on your way to the border of Ecuador and Colombia, South America. I spent the night at the Hotel Koala Inn. Seems you ought to be aware of your surroundings once it starts getting dark. The city of Pasto seems to be suffering from a graffiti problem, because once you walk around you will notice it on many buildings. … [Read more...] about Pasto, Colombia
This is a nice guide on how to travel from Popayan, Colombia to Quito, Ecuador. I took a picture of the guide at Hosteltrail in Popayan. … [Read more...] about Traveling from Popayan, Colombia to Quito, Ecuador in four simple steps.
Location: Heading toward the Parque Arqueologico you take a right and head up a hill. El Maco is on your right. Watch for sign on right about 1km out of town. Price: $ 8.00 to 20.00 USD (I guess they have camping that is cheaper.) I paid $10.00 USD for a complete dorm to myself (off season), since I was worried about my valuables. … [Read more...] about El Maco (San Agustin)
Location: You can walk, bus or taxi. Just west on the outskirts of San Agustin. The walk is about 25 minutes. … [Read more...] about Parque Arqueologico (San Agustin)