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Old 10-10-2013, 06:45 PM   #316
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Barichara

Walking along the ridge you can see the lush valley below from the Mirador. Again this town is so tidy.


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The graveyard here is really colorful, I have a thing for cool looking cemeteries.



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There is the large Cathedral here and several smaller churches. The ones on the hillside all have very sloped floors.



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The entire town is flagstone streets and adobe packed earth houses with white washed walls and red tile roofs. There are very few cars here, but there are a couple of Tuk Tuks to get the locals up the steep streets.



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Old 10-12-2013, 05:21 PM   #317
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A days ride around Barichara

The next day we went out on Dan’s bike two up for some off roading.



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The Barichara-Guane Road heads south and then you turn east at the “Hotel Danny” sign for about 25 kn down the mountain side on switchbacks to the valley floor and then up the other side to Galan before you see the “hotel”.



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There is a nice stone church here in this sleepy mountain town. To keep you cool for the long Catholic service the breeze blows thru the walls.



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Next we headed farther up the road to the next small village of La Fuente. Here we stopped for a coke and a chat with Horatio who at 60 has 11 kids, 5 grandkids, 2 great grandkids, and 1 great great grand kid.



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Riding another 24 km down the road we arrived at Zaptoca.



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Here we headed out of town or so we thought according to the GPS. We ended up on “ roads” in the pineapple plantation that after 30 min ended where a house blocking further passage. At 430 we decided to retreat and again followed the GPS to Mesa Los Santos, where there is a road, but by then at 530 we decided not to risk going down a dirt track at 530. So another 100 km back track got us home at 730 in the rain and dark exhausted. Daniel did describe the switchback here as THE MOST EPIC RIDE EVER!


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Old 10-12-2013, 06:55 PM   #318
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Man, I have to go there!!!!

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Old 10-12-2013, 08:53 PM   #319
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Colombia is awesome!!

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Old 10-12-2013, 08:57 PM   #320
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Aguachica

We are making for the north east coast at Santa Marta but with the super curvy roads and truck traffic this is a two -day drive, with a stop half way in Aguachica.


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For the most part there was not that much traffic and passing the huge semis on the curvy roads is a bit of a thrill. The views are stunning.


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There are always a few unmarked hazards…..or donkeys!


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The best place to pass a bunch of trucks is at the tolls where motos go free and bypass the line too.



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We stopped for a lunch of roasted pork, chorizo sausage, blood and rice sausage, and yucca.



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The army here “ guard” the passage by road, it is mandated that they give you thumbs up sing that the road is safe. Can you imaging doing that all day to every vehicle. Ten years ago it was completely unsafe to travel here, now life is business as usual.



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There are a few larger towns on the way and the main roads tend to dump you into the hectic center of town.



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We decided to stop riding at about 3 pm so that got us to Aguachica.


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We stopped for gas and asked the guys there for a good hotel. It was quite an amusing Duck talking to Chicken conversation with our bad Spanish and there nonexistent English, but we all had a good laugh. The directed us to the Morrocoy, “you know it’s an animal like a Tortuga”. It was a friendly family place with a huge secure parking lot for the bikes. . We walked around the town and ended up as usual at Dan’s favorite a Pollo rostiazado place. This end of town was hopping with at least 10 bars all blasting different music. Luckily near our place it was silent.


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Old 10-13-2013, 05:29 PM   #321
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Valledupar

After a good night’s rest we headed out at 830 am when it was already 29 degrees. Thank God for our gel neck bands they take off about 5 degrees and make an unbearable 40 into a not so bad 35, especially at speed.


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The 300 km north took us 4 ½ hours with the slowing for truck passing and topes for the military check points on the secondary roads.



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We did see a few new design ideas for the next generation of Touratech Zega Pro Panier systems.



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After toll booth the next best place to pass long lines of trucks is at the speed bumps entering and exiting towns, except when there are crowded with vendors.



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Dan is chilling with his highway pegs.


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When we arrived in Valledupar it was 35 degrees and we were so glad to get out of the crowded streets and into a Hostal with air con!



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Old 10-14-2013, 06:43 AM   #322
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Santa Marta

Next we really wanted to visit Santa Marta, because of its historic significance. It was founded in 1525 by a Spanish conquistador, and it is the oldest existing city in Colombia and it was the first Spanish settlement in Colombia, and second oldest of South America. Simon Bolivar “the liberator of Colombia died here in 1830. We decided not to take the short direct route, but to go the long scenic way round taking us temptingly close to the Venezuelan border.


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There are a lot of police and army checkpoints, but none have stopped us. Mostly there is just some rope or a tire on the road to slow you down.


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This guy was the first and all he wanted to do was shake our hands and welcome us to Colombia.


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This is Dan explaining Yo hablo solo un poco de Espaniol, pero me esposa es major. (I only speak a liite Spanish but my wife is better.) Then they both looked at me and laughed! He asked how we liked Colombia and we said for motos its’ amazing.



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Driving along in the middle of nowhere you come upon these roundabouts…so weird. Also in the middle of nowhere a paved divided bike/walking path.


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This put a new meaning in motorbike!


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As we got further east and north towards the coast the landscape was more desert like with sand and cactus.


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We needed some gas and decided to have “an experience” as Dan says so we bought cheap Venezuelan gas from a guy on the side of the road for 3.24/ gallon. At the station regular gas is 4.73 or more.


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On the way to the coast we had to go thru a few bigger crowded towns in traffic and 37 degree heat with humidity. At one point we had to make an emergency stop at Mc D for 20 min of aircon and a coke.


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Finally we made it to drive along the Caribbean sea where there were tons of banana plantations.


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We stopped at a small roadside fruit stand for a snack and a cold drink. As usual the bike draw a crowd. Colombians are super friendly and very interested in our adventure. This guy was laughing at my joke in Spanish!


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Here we stayed in a funky Hostel with a massive room. We ventured down to the old city and the Bahia. Here there was the obligatory Bolivar Square with his statue.


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This is where it all started when the European boats sailed into this harbor to the New world!


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The architecture is very colonial. This church was the previous site of Bolivars tomb; he was later moved to Venezuela.


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The statues of the indigenous are portrayed with huge hands and feet to symbolize their strong hardworking nature.


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Old 10-14-2013, 04:09 PM   #323
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Cartegena

Next was Cartagena (Car-te-hay-nah), one of the exotic places we have always wanted to visit. To get there you drive along a narrow isthmus.


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There are poorer villages out along here, and they were slash burning which is a challenge to see how long you can hold your breath for while driving.


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Its not too often you see an anteater crossing sign.


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Coming into the city you get a glimpse of the ancient walls of the old city.


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Then you need to navigate the narrow crowded streets.


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This place is very picturesque, from the clock tower to the statues, to the beautiful facades of the buildings.


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The Plaza de Boulivar was a popular meeting place and there is a small free gold museum here ( air con!)


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We walked some of the old city and of course stopped for Palettes.


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Walking on the old walls you get a good view to the see the fort and the city.


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The night views are cool too.


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We did visit the Castillo de San Felipe to see the panoramic view of the city, explore the fort and all the tunnels.



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We were lucky driving here and while we stayed, because it was partly cloudy which helped with the heat and humidity that can be horrible here.


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Old 10-15-2013, 07:52 PM   #324
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So, do we have a verdict on Cartagena?

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Old 10-15-2013, 08:44 PM   #325
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Well worth the visit!!!!

Another Awesome place for you to check out....

Stunning finca with great family run hacienda. Service is over the top.

http://www.haciendaguayabal.com/

near by really cool hot spring and waterfalls.

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Old 10-16-2013, 06:03 PM   #326
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Now for an adventure

Well now we were up for an adventure. On Salvador’s suggestion we decided to make a side trip on our way west to the UNESCO site at Monpox or variably spelled Monpos. This place really is stuck in colonial times, and is WAY off the beaten track.


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First there is the 60 km detour from the route to Medallin to the town of Manangue. Then there is the 40 min ferry ride. Last is the 40 km drive to the town itself.


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Manangue is a crowded place where we figured the ferry had to be near the riverfront so we headed there. The interesting thing I find is that in these places if you are driving around looking for something someone always stops to help you. More often than not a guy on a bike will drive up and ask if you are looking for the Border crossing, the ferry dock, the highway etc and then drive you there.


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With help we did find the ferry dock, which was loading shortly for the 40 min river ride.


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Initially we were told to load the bikes, but then the boss returned and wanted us on last…off we go again.


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Dan squeezed his “moto Grande in front of a truck and then wedged Lulu between his and the winch.


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They loaded this thing like a zig saw puzzle.


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Now for the river ride.


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Next the 40 km to Monpox. The first few km are well paved, and then it deteriorates into paved in parts, and then gravel and finally dirt.



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The town itself is said to be the best-preserved colonial site in the country. That night there was an incredible thunder and lightening storm that light up the whole town, shut off the power, and set off all the car alarms.


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Old 10-17-2013, 08:46 AM   #327
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Colombia qualifies for world cup!

Now we had to reverse our route back 100 km to the highway 25 and then west towards Medellin.


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The town was a bit flooded. The storm made the way back out the next day a bit more of a challenge on the dirt, but now mud sections.


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We arrived for the 10 boat, which of course had left at 930 so we waited for the 12.


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Dan made a few friends while we hung around.



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Loading the boat was easier than the steep muddy ramp appears.


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We were very glad it was not too hot out pouring for the 40 min ride back.


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All the locals were dressed up in Football colors for the big game against Chile tonight. They had their bikes, their cars, and them selves decorated.


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Huge gatherings of bikes were getting ready to watch the game at local bars.


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We didn’t drive as far a we had planned do to the 2 hour delay for the ferry, but we arrived at just after 4 in a nice looking town and stopped at the nicest looking of the hotels. We got a nice clean room with fan and air con for 20$. Walking up the road we stopped at a small “bar” to watch the game. Initially at half time Colombia was down 3 nothing, but came back to tie and advance to the World cup. Let the party begin. It is custom here to leave the empty beer bottles on the table. so the waitress can keep track. If you want to but someone a drink you just take one of their empties to your table. The locals here as everywhere in Colombia are extremely friendly. Several people came and took bottles from our table and one gave us several shots of Red Label Johnny Walker. We were all celebrating the Colombian football team together.



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Old 10-17-2013, 10:21 AM   #328
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Awesome!

Awesome adventure so far! I'm another Canadian (from Toronto) riding to Tierra del Fuego and taking the ferry to Antarctica. I landed in Medellin on Monday and will probably take off for Cartagena on Saturday and do the loop clockwise (Cartagena, Barranquilla, Santa Marta, Bogota) before heading for Ecuador. Maybe I'll catch up with you two at some point and ride Peru and Chile together?

I'll go through your posts in more detail to figure out where to stop/stay and what to see in my travels in Colombia.

Safe ride and hopefully see you two on the road soon!
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Old 10-17-2013, 10:27 AM   #329
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Old 10-17-2013, 10:30 AM   #330
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Awesome adventure so far! I'm another Canadian (from Toronto) riding to Tierra del Fuego and taking the ferry to Antarctica. I landed in Medellin on Monday and will probably take off for Cartagena on Saturday and do the loop clockwise (Cartagena, Barranquilla, Santa Marta, Bogota) before heading for Ecuador. Maybe I'll catch up with you two at some point and ride Peru and Chile together?

I'll go through your posts in more detail to figure out where to stop/stay and what to see in my travels in Colombia.

Safe ride and hopefully see you two on the road soon!
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That would be great. What date and ship are you taking to Antarctica? If you want any details re our route/accommodation etc you can PM me or email us at daniel@worldwideride.ca or sara@worldwideride.ca. You will love Colombia and Colombians. Sara
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