The route through Colombia:
04/10 On the way to mainland
04/10 South America ! Finally, the 5 days on the sailboat from Panama were over. I did not have much in my stomach (all donated to the fishes). I felt dizzy for the next couple of days.
04/10 Cartagena. A lot of heat, but a great old town.
04/12 And we even found a Mac store where the iPad Mini was just too cheap (about 15% less then in the US or in Europe) ...
And obviously, Berthold liked the store and the gadget too...
04/16 On the way deeper into Colombia.
04/16 This is one of the typical houses on the side of the road.
04/17 The Columbians are very friendly and interested in bicycling.
04/18 Fruits everywhere.
04/20 Utilize the space.
04/22The main streets in Colombia are good protected.
No comparison to Mexico, but we feel very safe so far.
04/22 View of Valdivia.
04/23 Another Google Maps car.
04/25 The landscape is just incredible. Reminds me of Switzerland
04/25 The streets of Yarumal
04/26 Wear and tear form the last couple of thousand km
04/26 1000m Downhill close to Medellin
04/26 Bad weather ahead!
04/27 View of Medellin
05/02 Vale de Cauca.
05/02 Fighting the way up on bad roads.
05/02 From far, we see a tree full of white stuff.
05/02 More close, hundreds of these birds dissolved out of the white.
05/02 Overtaking alla "Einer geht noch".
05/03 Hitchhiking the Colombian way
05/03 In the valley of coffee
05/03 We met these two pretty Colombian cyclists!
05/04 Beer number 17 somewhere between Medellin and Cali.
05/04 View on Buga, where we spent one night.
05/04 Vibrant Cali.
05/09 The last couple of days, it rained from time to time, on the way to Popayan a lot.
05/10 Playing billiard in Popayan.
05/11 Still hilly.
05/11 People use every seat available
05/13 We shared the road with this viper.
05/16 Morning has broken.
05/17 We made a rest day in Ipiales to visit the nearby Las Lajas Sanctuary.