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New Cruiser: Expeditions

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Colombia

Filled with beautiful friendly people who are quick with a smile and a wave. Good food, gorgeous scenery and old colonial Spanish cities. Forget what you´ve heard about this country. We got to see the real Colombia that you don´t hear about in the news …

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Colombia

In Colombia … - October 17, 2008
they love to have clean vehicles.  There are car washes everywhere throughout the country!

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Volcan Purace, Colombia - September 30, 2008
After setting off early, and a long day of driving, we had made alot more progress than we had hoped (thanks to the presence of some good toll roads), and so we decided to head 45km southeast of the town of Popayan to a national park with a volcano (Volcan Purace) for the night.

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Parque Nacional Los Nevados, Colombia - September 30, 2008
Words cannot adequately describe the unbelievable beauty of Los Nevados National Park in Colombia.

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Random Facts … - September 25, 2008
Here are some random facts about me, Robin and travelling in Central & South America thus far:

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Carribean Coast of Colombia - September 25, 2008
After our brief stay in Chalan, we headed towards the Carribean Sea and coastal Colombia to the small town of Tolu.  We soon found ourselves camping out with a local family on their large piece of land

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Keep the Boys at Home - September 9, 2008
We are still in Colombia. Two nights ago we stayed in the tiny town of Chalan, 20 km off the beaten track (we had to 4-wheel in and the mud was goooooooey – they have mostly motorcycles and horses). On the way we passed an old Land Cruiser with a cracked drum brake, in need […]

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Cartagena, Colombia - September 9, 2008
We started our South America adventure in the beautiful city of Cartagena on the Carribean coast.  After spending 9 days in Panama City organizing the shipping of our vehicle to Colombia and awaiting the departure of our container ship, we were eager to see something new!

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Recovery at Playa Blanca, Colombia - September 4, 2008
We took a road to a beach to the west of Cartagena, Colombia, called Playa Blanca. On the way we met a group of people who’s Land Cruiser had become stuck in the mud. Of course, we gave them a hand. Before they left, they gave us a really big conche shell which we will […]

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