colombia

San Juan fiesta = Zona Cafetera

A chance to head out to the Zona Cafetera, Filandia in Quindio.  And aside from being obsessed with partaking in endless cups of coffee, also a great opportunity to meander the streets and enjoy the vibrant architecture.

 

and yes sure, i may be slightly smitten with blue and green

and yes sure, i may be slightly smitten with blue and green

front door envy

front door envy

more of that killer blue and green

more of that killer blue and green

almost makes me want to be admitted to hospital

almost makes me want to be admitted to hospital

and just to prove their are other colours    

and just to prove their are other colours 

 

school (or a hawthorn fan?) 

school (or a hawthorn fan?) 

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multiple countries in one (and a lot of 70s/80s)

astonished by how diverse Colombia is: the climate, geography, flora/fauna and cities

it's been like spending time in four different countries

heydey? contemporary cars are plated by city  

heydey? contemporary cars are plated by city  

Bogotá: far, far colder than I care for, kickarse street art, Museo de Oro which is going to pale every future gold museum I go to into insignificance, corner stores doubling as bars

bling to covet - articulated joints & around 40mm2

bling to covet - articulated joints & around 40mm2

Totally in a time warp, made all the more amusing by what appeared to be a 1970's gangsta movie being shot in the main plaza

main plaza Villa de Lleyva

main plaza Villa de Lleyva

Medellín: suddenly warmer, super agreeable spring weather, pockets of green loads of neighborhood parks, one way loop streets and the cleanest metro I have been on worldwide.  Fell in love with the tea salons and the la memoria museum photos and video montages

 

La Memoria : Medellín  

La Memoria : Medellín  

Guatape in the background of what was obviously a drug money summer house

Guatape in the background of what was obviously a drug money summer house

Cartagena: indescribable light, gorgeous colonial buildings, boganvillia, pretending to be a pirate and an inquisition museum with real gallows and guillotine.  Who does that?

 

the cliche sunset Cartagena shot

the cliche sunset Cartagena shot

Pretending to get lost in the jungle, 4 days lost city hiking.  I didn't know there was so much green.

 

tiny portion of all the greens

tiny portion of all the greens

And just off the coast, Caribbean islas with national parks and views to melt for

 

Isla Grande - sunset

Isla Grande - sunset

Isla Grande all the blues

Isla Grande all the blues

Bogotá + rain = finding the street art

wanting to be outside but rain hampering biking meant the day on foot with the streets as my gallery

 

wall of cats : APC www.animalez.org

wall of cats : APC www.animalez.org

@orfanatostudiograffiti

@orfanatostudiograffiti

sublime stencil work : @stinkfishstink

sublime stencil work : @stinkfishstink

mandala : APC www.animalez.org

mandala : APC www.animalez.org

metamorfosis : nepo son corographico apc records

metamorfosis : nepo son corographico apc records

saint hell cat exert : @wardesignco

saint hell cat exert : @wardesignco

Bogotá via Mexico : @Hugo.Huitzi

Bogotá via Mexico : @Hugo.Huitzi

@veraprimavera

@veraprimavera

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1/3 wall : APC www.animalez.org

1/3 wall : APC www.animalez.org

@stinkfishstink APC www.animalez.org

@stinkfishstink APC www.animalez.org

DJLU @JuegoSiempre

DJLU @JuegoSiempre

DJLU @JuegoSiempre

DJLU @JuegoSiempre

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eyes I : @rodez_art

eyes I : @rodez_art

eyes II : @rodez_art

eyes II : @rodez_art

nómada : nomadagraffiti.blogspot.com.co 

nómada : nomadagraffiti.blogspot.com.co 

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