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Day 120 Villa de Leyva

Tuesday, September 27th, 2005

Although Tunga was really a big surprise in how modern and clean it was, all the people had said that I needed to visit Villa de Leyva. It was more colonial and had more hiking type places.
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Day 119 Tunga, Colombia: A backpackers average day

Tuesday, September 27th, 2005

I am currently in a town about three hours north east of Bogota. I wanted to explore around a bit so will travel for about five days as I cant leave Bogota until I get my new Passport.

I will write something up about this trip when I get back as my laptop is back at the hotel. I am traveling with just my book bag and I like it a lot. Carrying all that electronic stuff is a pain in the ass.
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Day 118 Bogota, Colombia New boots torrential downpour

Tuesday, September 27th, 2005
My new boots are cool. The previous night was break in time as well as to try and learn how the Trans Milenio worked. Like usual, my night consisted of three hours of riding that stupid Metro before ... [Continue reading this entry]

Belem to Manaus via Boat

Sunday, September 25th, 2005
These are some shots from me week long voyage along the Amazon. This is pretty much 80% of Amazon river travel. Exciting stuff. Well, make that relaxing. View image Pretty nice sunsets while cruising along. View image This ... [Continue reading this entry]

Photos: Ilha De Moreno, Brasil

Sunday, September 25th, 2005
Here is the small town that we stayed on the island. Ilha de Moreno is basically the largest island in South America. If you look on a map, it is right at the opening of the Amazon just ... [Continue reading this entry]

Photos: Belem, Brazil

Saturday, September 24th, 2005
I went to Belem twice but it didnīt change so you get one set of photos. Here are a couple of pictures of the architecture in Belem. View image View image A couple from the port area where the ... [Continue reading this entry]

Photos: French Guiana

Saturday, September 24th, 2005
This is where I stayed once I boated across to French Guaina from Suriname. A hammock on the beach with a million mosquitios. View image Hammock on the beach. View image Big momma (Leatherback turtle) coming on to ... [Continue reading this entry]

Photos: Suriname

Saturday, September 24th, 2005
The Suriname White House where the King or whatever lives. View image The Police Station where I got to spend the day because I am Korean and I am traveling around the world with a fake passport. Dumb Asses. View ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 117 Bogota, Colombia. When things go right.

Saturday, September 24th, 2005
One of my silent readers suggested that I use a title to categorize the stories and to give them some meaning. Well, okay. I personally thing that it means more work for me, but the giver that I ... [Continue reading this entry]

Photos of Guyana

Saturday, September 24th, 2005
I am going to start posting pictures of some past cities. I think this will allow me to post more efficiently without having to embed them into the actual day. Itīs not like they are life changing anyways. ... [Continue reading this entry]