Today we headed further down south as we want to cross to Ecuador on Tuesday. Whilst we were driving the only highway from Popayan to the border, we noticed the environment around us changing multiple times. We started off in the green mountains, where the many trucks on the highway slowed our speed down to about 20 kilometers per hour. There isn’t a single car in the pictures below… but rest assured there are plenty on the road.
At the end of the road today, we started climbing again to above 2.000 meters. With that the rain came and the temperature dropped to 13° Celsius. Tonight we are staying in a motel just outside of Pasto. With such cold temperatures outside and no places available to camp, it’s an ideal solution. When we do the math, it’s even cheaper than camping, the car is off the street and secured, we can charge phone and computer batteries, we can have our home-made sandwiches inside, …
Memory comes when memory’s old
I am never the first to know
Following the stream up north
Where do people like us float?