An historic walking tour with a difference, where we heard and saw a firsthand account of the trouble & violence, and the recent transformation of Medellin.
Destinations in South America: all of our dare2go-posts are grouped here by the countries we have visited during our overland travel.
The colourful and diverse street art of Comuna 13 in Medellín expresses the dramatic change in this community toward peace, love, transformation, and hope!
We took the Stairway Storytellers’ tour of Comuna 13 in Medellín to see the famous street art. We also left with our heads full of many amazing stories.
Tip for the Coffee Zone of Colombia: Recinto del Pensamiento. An enjoyable excursion past butterflies, birds, bonsai, orchids and sustainable architecture.
An archaeological mystery: the stone statues and tombs of San Agustín and Tierradentro in Colombia. Who created them, and when? And what happened to the people?
We want to encourage you to leave the Panamerican Highway and explore the Amazon region of Ecuador. We drove part of the “Troncal Amazonica”.
Ecuador has a lot to offer: colonial cities, coastline & natural beauty. We really enjoyed returning to Ecuador and revisiting known or visiting new places.