Seven days in the saddle – San Gil to Medellin

What goes down, must go up That’s the way I’ve felt the last few days – dreading every little downhill because it means I have to climb back up again. Such is it after 6.5 days in a row of challenging roads (except for one boring stretch of pavement on the Pan-American Highway.) At the … Continue reading Seven days in the saddle – San Gil to Medellin

Bike and hike and bike (Villa de Leyva to San Gil)

I’ve developed a pattern so far on this trip – two days of biking followed by a day of rest. After taking a day off in Villa de Leyva, I hit the road again to make my way to Mongui, with a stop off in Paipa along the way. Mongui was described as the prettiest … Continue reading Bike and hike and bike (Villa de Leyva to San Gil)