Barichara Colombia

  “The prettiest town in Colombia” it’s been called. A compact little hillside town on a hot plateau; all whitewashed houses, cobbled streets and red-tiled roofs. A National Monument dating all the way back to the Spanish conquest, with some of the most perfectly preserved and beautiful architecture in the Americas. Barichara should really feature […]

Camino Real

  Yesterday we posted a photo gallery of the beautiful Santander towns of Barichara and Guane, along with the lovely hike that connects them, so today we thought we’d give you some more info on the hike itself. Enjoy!     The Camino Real between Barichara and Guane is a 10km hike (mostly downhill, don’t […]

Barichara

  Barichara and Guane are two little towns in Santander department: Barichara is routinely declared the prettiest town in the country, whilst Guane is even smaller and possibly more picturesque, and can be reached by a wonderful 2 hour hike along the ‘Camino Real’ from Barichara. I’ve just returned from spending some time in both, […]

Barichara

  On Wednesday I will be visiting Santander department to explore some of Colombia’s most beautiful scenery and gorgeous colonial towns. Santander is not Colombia’s most visited region by a long way, yet remains popular due to it’s unique architecture, varied gastronomy and unrivaled opportunities for adventure sports. So, for anyone thinking of a visit, […]