10 MUST-SEE DESTINATIONS IN COLOMBIA TO ADD TO YOUR BUCKET LIST

Colombia isn’t the kind of country you can skip through in a couple of weeks and consider it “done”. From the bustling, artistic vibe of the cities to the unspoiled beauty of its coasts, forests, deserts and mountains, Colombia’s cultural and natural riches are almost infinite. With so many wildly varying destinations, planning a trip […]

HOW TO RIDE YOUR MOTORCYCLE SAFELY THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS

Part of the fun of riding a motorcycle is the thrill of conquering new terrain. Like pushing yourself all the way to the peak of a fourteener on foot, getting to the top via two wheels is a grueling yet exhilarating feeling and one you’ll remember for a lifetime. The sharp switchbacks over flat-faced cliffs […]

Eights countries in 52 days on the Trans-Amazonian Challenge

Join us on a once in a lifetime adventure: If you had 52 days to blaze your way through a bucket list motorcycle adventure tour across a single continent (in the true spirit of overland travel), which would you choose?  In our minds, there’s no question. South America has it all.  There is simply nowhere […]

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The Three Guianas – South America’s forgotten gems

Uncovering the mysteries of South America’s forgotten gems Contents:1. A very short history of the Guianas2. Why visit the Three Guianas3. Culture of the Guianas4. Destinations in Guiana5. Getting to the Guianas6. Ride the Guianas with Motolombia As the world becomes more accessible and our planet seems to grow smaller, some of us feel a […]

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A Brief History of Colombia

Colombia’s history is as rich, surprising, startling and complex as its geography. It’s this history that has led to a blending of people and cultures unique in all of Latin America.  When you look at the country’s tumultuous, often brutal history, it’s almost miraculous that Colombia has survived at all – let alone functioning successfully […]

The Final Frontier: Trans Amazonian Challenge

52 Days, 8,000 Miles, Eight Fascinating Countries South America’s reputation as a motorcycle touring paradise is legendary. This single continent encompasses all the ingredients of the motorcycle journey of a lifetime. And we’re not just talking about the roads themselves, as intoxicatingly thrilling and enchanting as they are. What makes a long-distance journey through this […]

8 Must-See Places in Colombia with Amazing Natural Scenery

As one of the most bio-diverse countries on earth, Colombia is made up of an incredible patchwork of wildly differing landscapes and extraordinary natural beauty. From awe-inspiring mountain ranges to mysterious cloud forest, scorching desert and rugged, surf-spattered coast, here are eight of Colombia’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. 1. Caño Cristales Deep in the dense […]

A Motorcyclist’s Travel Guide to the Zona Cafetera (Colombia’s Coffee Region)

The vast, fertile tract of countryside at the foothills of the Cordillera de los Andes is known as Colombia’s Zona Cafetera (Coffee Zone). Also referred to as the Eje Cafetero (Coffee Axis), and the Coffee Triangle, the area is Colombia’s most important coffee growing region.Covering the departments of Quindío, Caldas and Risaralda, this once remote […]

Colombia – One of the Most Biodiverse Countries on Earth

There’s no doubt about it, Colombia has arrived on the global tourism stage in a big way. It’s not just an improved international perspective on safety that’s led to Colombia’s rise as one of the world’s fastest growing tourism destinations. Back in 2008, the Colombian tourism board ran a series of ads touting the country’s […]