The White City and the Church in the Gorge

Founded in 1537 by the Spanish conquistadors and named after the indigenous leader they overthrew, Popayan is today a busy university town and a UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Site and City of Gastronomy. The city has produced 11 Colombian presidents and the scientist Francisco Jose de Caldas who discovered how to determine altitude by the… Read More The White City and the Church in the Gorge

Medellin

The city of Medellin is a huge place spreading several kilometres down the narrow valley. It has a violent past linked to the Colombian drug cartels and is the place where the infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar lived, was imprisoned and was eventually gunned down on 2nd of December 1993. En route to the city… Read More Medellin