Travel Blogs from Pasto, Colombia

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Armenia, Cali, Popayan, Silvia, Pasto, Ipiales, Armenia, Cali, Popayan, Silvia, Pasto, Ipiales, Colombia travel blog

Armenia, Cali, Popayan, Silvia, Pasto, Ipiales

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... a church and it's also been designed and built in a way that it complements the surroundings. The Lucky 7, Observations about Colombia 1. We like the concept of shops doubling as locals. Most shops put out tables so you can socialise and drink your ...

Pasto, Colombia 5h Dec - 6th Dec, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Pasto, Colombia 5h Dec - 6th Dec

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... and hot water. Hot water was definitely needed as it was freezing up in the mountains!! The place where we stayed in Pasto was really not that nice, although surrounded by beautiful mountains....this is the beginning of the Andes.    ...

Pasto, LP really missed the boat on this one!, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Pasto, LP really missed the boat on this one!

A travel blog entry by jled

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... charming. The people are friendly, the streets are crowded, and as we were recently informed, it is the theological capital of Colombia. Josh and I must have walked around and into at least half a dozen different churches and cathedrals, all of which were ...

The bus from Popayan to Ipiales, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

The bus from Popayan to Ipiales

A travel blog entry by muppetsaway

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 Yicks, today is the big journey the poorbuthappy web forum told us not to do.  Taking a bus from Popayan to Pasto.  Would we get kidnapped? Would we be in a bus crash? Would we get robbed.....?  How would these two poor blonde ...

Ten hour journey through the mountains, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Ten hour journey through the mountains

A travel blog entry by polomuiriu

... Ecuador the next day. Since Pasto seemed like a nice enough town and it was a Saturday night we hit the town for a bit. Being Colombia there were plenty of Salsa clubs so a chance to practice the old slasa again. The next day we had an early start, ...

Pasto, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Pasto

A travel blog entry by steve.brine

Just passing through on the way to ...

Into the green and pleasant Columbia, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Into the green and pleasant Columbia

A travel blog entry by howardino

From Quito, it`s a 5 hours bus ride to the border, then an hour and a half to cross through customs, added to another 4 hours or so to the nearest big town. As if i hadnt had enough of bus rides by now... Id obviously heard many tales about bandits, ...

In to Colombia!, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

In to Colombia!

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

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... small compared to the rest of the countries we are visiting that there isn’t as much to see and do anyway. Instantly in Colombia there are more police and check points along the roads, and although the border was quick it was manic and a bit more ...

Quito to Pasto, Columbia, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Quito to Pasto, Columbia

A travel blog entry by rebecca.mcneal

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Crossing the border, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Crossing the border

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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... spending too much time at the border by the lonely planet, so we kind of hot-footed it to pasto. everyone we´ve met who has spent time in colombia, though, has had nothing but good things to say about their travel experiences and about the beauty of the ...

Pasto, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Pasto

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

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Arriving, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Arriving

A travel blog entry by dunjica

... . I went to the supermarket to buy bread and fruit, though the former turned out to be mouldy :( Then got on a 1.30 bus to Pasto, which was supposed to take 4 hours but instead took 6! We arrived late and so my couchsurfing host Alex was no longer waiting ...

Day 40 - Popayan to Pasto Colombia, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Day 40 - Popayan to Pasto Colombia

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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On the road a little later today at 9.  Stopped for gas and had the bikes hand washed for $1.75 ea.  This is the first washing in 12,000 km.  There are not a lot of events to report today.  Unless, I could find a way to explain ...

Volcanic  Policemen!, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Volcanic Policemen!

A travel blog entry by sara_minx

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           I finally took the scenic  bus route to Pasto, arriving 2 days late & after their carnival (the same but bigger) finished but I don´t think I could have done any better ...

Medellin-Cali-Pasto and on to Ecuador, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Medellin-Cali-Pasto and on to Ecuador

A travel blog entry by chimichenga

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... in the late afternoon after a nineteen hour journey.  We were clearly entering a more indigenous region of Colombia with amazing hillside agriculture, trading beautiful paisas for beautiful landscapes.  The Easter processions were in full ...

Into Colombia, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Into Colombia

A travel blog entry by homersim

Well, I wouldn´t have guessed that my quickest and smoothest border crossing would be from Ecuador into Colombia, but that´s what happened.  It only took about twenty minutes, and I didn´t spend extra money.  The drive from the border to ...

Last night and a border crossing, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Last night and a border crossing

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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The journey from Popayan to Pasto was awesome. The hills and valleys of southern Columbia rolled pass the truck windows as we crawled up and down the mountainous road.   There were a few holdups due to roadworks mostly to clear away landslides ...

Running to the Border with a  Colombian Bike Gang, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Running to the Border with a Colombian Bike Gang

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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July 19  Pasto, Colombia to San Gabriel, Carchi, Ecuador In the morning, we went and had breakfast across the street from the hotel and a whole bunch of people in motorcycle gear came and sat down with us.   We found out this was the group of ...

Fever struck, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Fever struck

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

... 5 km joruney to the Ecuadorian- Colombian (our last land border crossing off our journey) as we passed into our final country, Colombia. Formalities at the border were simple, and we made our way to the border town on the Colombian side of the ...

Pit Stop in Pasto, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Pit Stop in Pasto

A travel blog entry by gowithzo

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... the looooong drive from New Zealand to London a few years ago - what a way to spend your retirement! Once officially in Colombia, we attempted to barter with a taxi driver but didn't get very far because we were totally confused with the currency - there ...

A port in a storm, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

A port in a storm

A travel blog entry by drcajunstyle

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After crossing yet another border, this time into Colombia, we arrived in Pasto haggard, tired and ready for food/bed. We showed up at the only backpackers place in Pasto, the Koala Inn with low expectations. Thankfully the owner of the place was great. ...

22. Pasto and Ipiales - no beer, only holy water, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

22. Pasto and Ipiales - no beer, only holy water

A travel blog entry by kesvic2013

... back in another colectivo (shared taxi), this time in the trailer with the tarpaulin down so the police wouldn't see! We left Pasto (quite happily!) the following day and made our way to Ipiales, just near the Ecuadorian border. At the bus station we ...

ipiales, Ipales, Colombia travel blog

ipiales

A travel blog entry by shirtz

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After a fun ride back to the big smoke (Quito) we had a well earned sleep, and headed off to cross the equadorian/colombian boarder which was soo easy compared to the peru/equador one. We spent the night in Ipiales and went to see a famous church the ...

Colombia, Bogota-Cartagena-Medellin-Cali, Colombia travel blog

Colombia

A travel blog entry by viajando

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... , sobre todo su gente que te ofrece su ayuda a cada momento.  Pasamos a saludar a Ronaldo, dueño del Café-Internet Colombia, justo frente a la plaza Santo Domingo.  Lo hicimos de parte de Germán Amunches, el argentino que hace unos tres años ...

Guerillas, Road blocks, Cocaine and Coffee, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Guerillas, Road blocks, Cocaine and Coffee

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

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... , which is always a sign there isn't too much tourist traffic around. Dodgy Colombian Police: I was recently in Pasto, in Southern Colombia and had a strange and frightening experience with, what I presume were police, although apparently the guerillas ...

No es seguro, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

No es seguro

A travel blog entry by bocalee

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... learn that on this day there were riots in Popayan, which we had left this morning, and also Pasto, as well as 10 other cities in Colombia.  Apparently thousands of people had just discovered that they had fallen victim to a pyramid investing scheme ...

The return to Colombia Bonita, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

The return to Colombia Bonita

A travel blog entry by arango

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... ;thoroughly, drinking it like water. Colombia is truly an amazing sight to see. Unlike all other countries we have been to, Colombia's mountainsides are filled with thick, natural vegetation. The canyons of the green and lush Andes were on all sides, with ...

Pasto - Day 39, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Pasto - Day 39

A travel blog entry by longwayup

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... , nothing special, feeling pretty tired and a tiny bit fed up. I'm sure I will feel better after eating :o) First impressions of Colombia are really good, the place so far is stunning. I still can't get my head round how each country looks so different ...

Pasto, Columbia, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Pasto, Columbia

A travel blog entry by rebecca.mcneal

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Crossing into Ecuador, Pasto, Colombia travel blog

Crossing into Ecuador

A travel blog entry by delfuegoproject

... is always an adventure. While the day´s drive saw us pass through several distinct climates and altitudes, much to our chagrin, Pasto lies in a high mountain valley...meaning cold, damp and perpetually cloudy. Not knowing what to expect at the border ...

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