Category Archives: Colombia

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Happy Mother’s Day from Ipiales

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(May 13 – written by Dave) Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there, and especially to our mothers.  We saved our favourite photo of the Pasto Mother’s Day cakes just for this occasion.  And just in case you … Continue reading

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More up – Pasto to Ipiales (82k/15,192k, 7,200ft)

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(May 12 – written by Dave) We had another big day in the Andes.  In fact, we had two days today.  We were planning on riding 40k or so to a small town called Pedregal.  The only trouble was that … Continue reading

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Bulging in Pasto

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(May 11 – written by Dave) Ah, a rest day – no alarm and no pressure to get up.  Nice.  Could get used to this. We had a bit of a look around Pasto today.  Nothing overly strenuous, a cafe, … Continue reading

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The rest of the climb – Chachagui to Pasto (29k/15,110k, 3200ft)

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(May 10 – written by Nancy) I woke up several times last night to the rain coming down on the metal roof covering the walkway outside our room.  Hmmm, not a good thing to hear but thankfully when we got … Continue reading

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Day of Wow – El Remolino to Chachagui (61k/15,081k/6,750feet)

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(May 9 – written by Dave) Wow, what a day. It is sort of hard to know where to start.  We are very tired after only riding 61k.  The thing is, 13k were screaming down an Andean mountain, the other … Continue reading

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No rain day! – El Bordo to El Remolino (81k/15,020k/2,800feet)

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(May 8 – written by Dave) Luck smiled on us today.  We had a gorgeous ride through the foot hills of the Andes AND we managed to do the whole ride without getting wet.  That’s not to say it didn’t … Continue reading

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Andes rolling –Popayan to El Bordo (84k/14,939k/4,600feet)

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(May 7 – written by Dave) Today we spent most of the day looking out at the views of the Andes we’ve all seen in tourist brochures.  We had a lot of uphill and a lot more downhill.  The views … Continue reading