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The trek to the Lost City is one of the better walks that South America has to offer. It involves between 4-6 days of walking through beautiful but hot and humid jungle to the fabled lost city (only rediscovered in the 1960's) which is an interesting site in its on right but maybe not as intact as Machu Picchu is but in my opinion the walk is far better.
Have to say the overall group while larger than I was expecting (21 of us day one and 15 on the remaining days as ...
... as a sundial, and the appearance of the sculpture changed as the day came and went.
We walked around and had a full experience of its music and history. Found the best tinto yet, as we sat at the Plaza de las madres cafe alongside the contemporary writers, journalists, teachers and thinkers all at one table drinking tinto. We swiftly walked through the market, where small retailers and street ...
... of Colombia's unique Sierra Nevade mountain range that made this destination appealing. Up in the mountains are villages of Kogui Indians who still dress traditionally and are the only people in Colombia allowed to grow their own Coca leaves which they chew as per their custom.
Also throw in some swimming, a 4WD trip into the mountains, spotting wild monkeys, riding bicycles along country ...
Monday, 4 October, Day 250
Treck to the Lost City, Columbia
It was a sad and rushed morning. Today was the day that Carol and Kealan said goodbye to the rest of the crew. The time we had was fun, but they were way behind schedule (aren’t all us travellers) and were catching a flight to Peru. They were a great crack, a sociable couple who always made the good times better. The rest of us were really going to miss their sense of humor. As for ...
... re-discovered in 1975. So no roads anywhere near it and not touristy at all! hehe We arrived at 10.30 and Alex took a bus back to Santa Marta. My lift was supposed to arrive at 11am, so I was a bit worried when they hadnt turned up by 12.15. Eventually they came and we drove for about 15 minutes and had lunch. They we took a jeep ride down the worst road Ive ever travelled on! Several times I thought we were going to roll it and we were all ...