On the road to San Gil

La quebrada Cañón del o, Santander, Colombia
The gulley             Chicamocha Canyon, Santander, Colombia

San Gil is a bit more than then 60 kilometres to the south from  Bucaramanga, the capital City, as the crow flies or on a straight path.

Arco Iris Cañon del Chicamocha, Santander, colombia
Rainbow            Chicamocha Canyon, Santander, Colombia

The bus to Bogotá makes that journey of amazing Santanderian landscapes in a little more than a couple of hours of abrupt and tight curves, as it skirts the Chicamocha Canyon, till if finally arrives to San Gil as a stop-over.

La vida en el valle Cañón de la Chicamocha, Santander, Colombia

Life in the valley             Chicamocha Canyon, Santander, Colombia

If on that particular weekend, it was her turn to spend it at her paternal grandparents’, then she took an additional small bus for an hour’s ride to the close by coffee plantation where they lived.


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