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19 11, 2016

Cali to Bogotá

November 19th, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, Colombia|13 Comments

Cali is a city in the south of Colombia.  Cali is the capital of the Valle del Cauca department and offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Cali zoo El gato del rio Salsatecas - Cali is the home of salsa Calima gold museum Cali tower (and view of the city) Cristo Rey (and [...]

15 11, 2016

Medellín to Cali

November 15th, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, Colombia|6 Comments

Medellín is a city in Colombia, capital of the Antioquia province.  Medellín offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Botero plaza Many museums including the museum of Antioquia Parque explora Botanical garden of Medellín Cable car to Aburrá valley and Arví park Pablo Escobar and the Medellín cartel Beautiful women Eternal spring climate The best Spanish [...]

12 11, 2016

Bucaramanga to Medellín

November 12th, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, Colombia|0 Comments

Bucaramanga is a city in Colombia, capital of the Santander department. Bucaramanga is also known as the city of parks and offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Agua park, San Pio park Sagrada familia cathedral Day trip Chicamocha national park (Panachi) Day trip to Girón Day trip to Floridablanca Modern art museum Las Palmas [...]

10 11, 2016

Ciudad Bolívar to Bucaramanga

November 10th, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, Venezuela|0 Comments

Angel Falls, Venezuela Angel Falls are the highest waterfalls in the world, they are 979 meters high.  Some say they should be a natural wonder of the world.  Personally, I found the Iguazu Falls in Argentina and the Kaieteur Falls in Guyana much more impressive.  To get to the falls, you need to organise a [...]

9 11, 2016

Brazil / Venezuela border to Ciudad Bolívar

November 9th, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, Venezuela|0 Comments

Brazil / Venezuela border The share taxi dropped me off at the border on the Brazil side, I was the only one there and was stamped out without any problems.  I then walked over to the Venezuelan side, there was no real place to get a stamp.  I walked into a new building and asked, [...]

8 11, 2016

Georgetown to the Brazil / Venezuela border via Boavista, Brazil

November 8th, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, Guyana|0 Comments

St. George's Cathedral, Georgetown St George's cathedral is one of the tallest wooden cathedrals in the world and is definitely worth a visit.  Also in Georgetown there are lots of bars and restaurants, you'll find it has a buzzing nightlife scene.  I stayed at the Tower suites which is not on booking but I would [...]

6 11, 2016

Paramaribo to Georgetown

November 6th, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, Suriname|0 Comments

Paramaribo, Suriname Suriname is the only Dutch speaking country in South America.  The picture above could be somewhere in Holland, it's downtown Paramaribo.  While there's not much to do in Paramaribo, there are plenty of shops, markets, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.  This makes Paramaribo the perfect stopover whilst traveling between the 3 Giuanas. Shared minivan [...]

5 11, 2016

Kourou to Paramaribou

November 5th, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, French Guiana|0 Comments

Birds flocking off the coast of Kourou There is a nice walk on the seafront which leads up to a lighthouse, I took the picture of flocking birds here.  Kourou is a quiet town, the perfect place to stay when you return from the Salvation Islands.  From here my hotel organised for a share taxi [...]

3 11, 2016

Cayenne to Kourou and Les Îles Du Salut

November 3rd, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, French Guiana|1 Comment

Cayenne, French Guiana The reason for me stopping in Cayenne was because I needed to get a visa for the next country, Suriname.  This was very easy, it was a case of handing over my passport and €20, and they put a tourist card in my passport.  Probably the easiest visa I will ever get! [...]

2 11, 2016

Macapá to Cayenne via Oipoque

November 2nd, 2016|Antarctica to Alaska, Brazil|0 Comments

Marco Zero monument, Macapá, Brazil Macapá is a major city at the end of the Amazon river, it's also located on the equator and it's very hot!  In the city itself, there is a well kept Fort which is definitely worth a visit, at this Fort, good photos are guaranteed!  There is also a pedestrian walk [...]