Travel Blogs from San Andres de Pisimbala, Colombia

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Final sites/sights, San Andres De Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Final sites/sights

A travel blog entry by dunjica

... , at which point the hotel guy, Juan, came to talk to me. We talked about loads of things and I learnt a lot about Colombia from him - re indigenous communities he's worked with, politics etc. Apparently the Spanish called the Nasa group the Paes because ...

Tricky transport, San Andrés De Pisimbalá, Colombia travel blog

Tricky transport

A travel blog entry by dunjica

... was nowhere to hide from the dust and I was covered. About 1 hour 25 minutes later we arrived at San Andrés de Pisimbal'', a small village near the archaeological sites at Tierradentro. The hostel Pedro had recommednded was nearby, thankfully. When I ...

Über Stock und Stein zum Tierradentro, San Andrés de Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Über Stock und Stein zum Tierradentro

A travel blog entry by haeschendoktor

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... dann mal zum Fahrsteig raus geschaut und siehe da, dort stand ein Bus nch La Plata - genau der, der sogar direkt San Andrés de Pisimbala anfahren würde und nicht nur an der Kreuzung dorthin hält. Und er war nicht mal voll! Beim Einsteigen ...

Sliding over to Tierradentro, San Andrés de Pisimbalá, Colombia travel blog

Sliding over to Tierradentro

A travel blog entry by 12_months_off

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... ! After making arrangements to meet again in Cali, I leave Caroline and Popayán, and get on the morning bus to San Andrés de Pisimbal''. This road has a reputation of being difficult and narrow, and we soon get to experience what that exactly means. ...

Inzá Inzá time, San Andres de Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Inzá Inzá time

A travel blog entry by dunjica

... I had been coming from. I clambered up to find it was a collection of mainly poorly preserved statues - nothing compared to San Agustín, and kind of disappointing after the whole schlep. To top things off, the guard/guide was either deaf or stupid or ...

Archaeological site of Tierradentro, San Andres De Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Archaeological site of Tierradentro

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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San Andres de Pisimbala is a small mountain village well of the beaten track. It lies pretty much in the middle of nowhere at the end of a rough road. Accommodation is basic, meals are simple and the local people super friendly. Already on the way here we ...

Mystery Tombs of Tierradentro, San Andres De Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Mystery Tombs of Tierradentro

A travel blog entry by keelaurow

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... catch a bus at 8 the next morning that would take us to the town of La Plata, where we could transfer to a bus heading towards San Augustin - our next stop. So we were packed and ready to go at 7:30 the next morning and enjoying one last plate of Martha's ...

Tombas del Tierradentro, San Andres de Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Tombas del Tierradentro

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... restaurant for a spot of lunch before carrying on.  Our plan for the afternoon was to see the last two sites of Alto De San Andres and finally El Aguacate, the highest of all the sites.  We had reached San Andres within half an hour (despite ...

What a lovely pueblo, San Andres de Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

What a lovely pueblo

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... cool 18,000 Colombian Pesos (Ł6).  The 10.30am bus from Popayan was the only departure of the day that dropped off at San Andres de Pisimbala, all other buses dropped off around 4km’s away, and as we didn’t fancy that trek, the 10.30 ...

Day 81 - San Andres - Boneshaking Bus ride, san andres de pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Day 81 - San Andres - Boneshaking Bus ride

A travel blog entry by casebrownfamily

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... carved statues up to 2metres tall. They reminded me of the statues of Easter Island, but smaller of course. We strolled back to San Andres village. It was quite a small village, an attractive church, a few shops. We didn’t see any other ...

Segovia, San Andres De Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Segovia

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

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... ; Straight from one to the other. In La Plata I was dropped in the centre of town, and jump into the back of a truck heading to San Andres.  It's a bumpy road, but a great view. After watching the end of the Colombia game I headed for the 2 km walk ...

Spectacular Tierradentro, San Andres De Pisimbalá, Colombia travel blog

Spectacular Tierradentro

A travel blog entry by tipep

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... AD and that were discovered in the early 1930s. On Wednesday, we did the 14 km loop hike in the surrounding hills of San Andres de Pisimbal'', the main pueblo in this muy tranquilo (very quiet) region, stopping at various burial sites along the way. The ...

Jul 18, 2012, San Andres De Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Jul 18, 2012

A travel blog entry by marknl

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Tierradentro, San Andres de Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

Tierradentro

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... station. From there we caught a (Nissan van) micro bus to La Plata where we had a two hour wait until our next transport to San Andres de Pisimbala departed at 4pm. So Glyn and I got in a taxi to get some money and some snacks for lunch in the town centre ...

A bit disappointed, San Andres de Pisimbala, Colombia travel blog

A bit disappointed

A travel blog entry by spikidle

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... a few of the nicer towns along the way. One of the recommendations and this is backed up by other things I read about Columbia was San Andres island which is actually up in the Caribbean. Because it is an island you have to book to come here and managed ...

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