http://www.adventure-life.com/patagonia/articles/tierra-del-fuego-culture Tierra del Fuego or ‘ Land of fire’ gets its name not from some volcanic geological phenomenon, but from the myriad of fires lit by the native Yanghan or Ona people who lived on the island. These tough people were distinct again. When Charles
Leaving a country is often a melancholy experience. Colombia no different to the rest. Having spent almost 2 adventurous months travelling through from Medellin I was ready to begin again in Ecuador. Ipiales is the border town and cycling from Pasto was a long and challenging uphill struggle. This region
The roads here are excellent. Smooth, fast and wide. Except the drivers are not. Fortunately a wide shoulder separates the drivers from the cyclists. Though drivers are generally respectful of cyclists. Arepas are the popular tortilla of Colombia. And unfortunately they are not quite as tasty as their Mexican siblings.