Cartagena de Indias

During the same long weekend we went to Islas del Rosario, we first spent 2 days enjoying Cartagena: a city full of colors, flowers, fruit, architecture and happy people. Cartagena has this magic mix of colonial buildings, nice renovations, good bars and restaurants and… cruise ships full of germans + slightly over-priced hotels ;-). But…

Islas del Rosario

While Tine’s parents (Erna & Hugo) were visiting us in Colombia, we joined them for a weekend Cartagena & Islas del Rosario. The beautiful – peaceful island is laying about 1 hour by boat from Cartagena and certainly worth a visit if you liking snorkeling, scuba diving or spending some time on a desolate island….

Los Llanos – Colombian flatland

Just before going to Belgium for a couple of days, we spent Tine’s birthday in Los Llanos. A region quite unknown to foreign tourists and their Lonely Planet / Rough Guide. The road to get there used to be extremely dangerous some 10 years ago, with both Farc and rebel groups controlling part of the…

Hiking in parque Chingaza

With plenty of Easter hope… Here we go again with our blog on Colombian adventures. Last 4 days we went to Parque National Chingaza, a nature park with its entrance about 1,5 hours driving from Bogota. The entrance is limited to a very small number of people, but we were lucky being able to reserve…