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Colombia 360

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Tricepilot, Oct 2, 2020.

  1. michaellmcc

    michaellmcc Been here awhile

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    Wonderful! Latin America -- Colombia -- Coffee -- GS: It's all perfect (but you lost me at "fried chicken from a street vendor")!

    Mike
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  2. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    C'mon Mike! Look at your Sig Line! You way outshine me with street vendor cred!
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  3. michaellmcc

    michaellmcc Been here awhile

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    Al contrario mi hermano - solo estrella michelin :D.
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  4. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    A motorcycle, a road trip, and Colombia. Amazing what is around the next corner.

    :sweeti
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  5. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Two young entrepreneurs started an amazing road side coffee shop on the way to one of the most beautiful towns in all of Colombia, Barichara. Do. Not. Miss. Barichara. My Spanish is intermediate (at best) but the clean, crisp speaking of the Colombian people helps tremendously. If you're learning Spanish, you should seriously consider a home stay in Colombia.

    What's up with my sunglasses? Those are my "Casey Neistats." A while back I got hooked on his vlog when he was in New York City. When he made a lot of his videos, he had these. The story is he was filming an ad in Utah for Mercedes, on the salt flats, when it was wet and mucky, and covered his face (and Wayfarers) with salt. When he wiped his lenses he had this look. Anyway, he did a video on how to make them, and I did. With a cheapo $10 pair of gas station shades.

    If you want Casey's Shades, here's how to make them:

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    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    I wouldn't doubt that much of it might by psychological, but when you're on the road in Colombia, every coffee is better than the last one you had there.
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    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Go ahead and click on the image above. We'll make you a coffee.
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    pizzaboy Been here a little too long

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    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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  10. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Villa de Leyva to Barichara

    Towns you will go through:

    Arcabuco

    Barbosa

    Oiba

    Socorro: Good lunch stop
    HERE

    San Gil

    Barichara

    If you leave early you will have a nice afternoon in Barichara to explore this lovely town.

    Hotels:

    Mision Santa Barbara (has a good parking space)

    Restaurants:

    7 Tigres. Good pizza close to hotel!

    Las Cruces. Local food. Not always open.

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  11. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    One of the best memories of the trip is this town, Barichara. The ride there, the town, the people, the chance meetings, the unexpected discoveries. Go solo!

    Barichara is in the Santander Department. The scenery here is like most of Colombia - off the charts!

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  12. Tricepilot

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    Three different churches in Barichara, each seems to have been built with the same stone. Beautiful captures in the late afternoon "Golden Hour" of light. It reminded me of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico - the late afternoon light thing.
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    Bring your walking shoes to Barichara. The town is NOT flat. By the time dinner rolls around, you've worked up a great appetite.
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    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Nice secure parking at Hotel Mision Santa Barbara. I think this is the only pic I have of the GS stripped of all of the panniers. I have a bad habit of taking all panniers to every hotel room and unpacking and repacking. I need to do better. I thought I take only the essentials....but....maybe I don't.
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    Another fun (for me, at least) 360 photo. This time inside my room in Barichara at the Hotel Mision Santa Barbara. That three bladed thing at the bottom of the photo (spin the photo until you see it) is actually the tripod. In 360 photos this is called the "nadir". It can be photoshopped out or replaced by a custom nadir. The 360 camera algorithm will also (in normal situations) eliminate the extended stick used to hold the camera.
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  16. adventurebound9517

    adventurebound9517 Long timer

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    Very cool. This is amazing technology.
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    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Gracias. I have some more 360s coming from Medellín which are especially meaningful to me.

    Thank you @adventurebound9517 for the compliment.
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  18. road trash

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    Yes these 360's are way cool. If you have time for some homework - I saw a post where the rider was doing 360 video. Simply amazing.
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  19. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Thanks RT! Yes, I've done some 360 video. I have the Insta 360 One X and they've just come out with a new interface which makes everything much more smooth and simple!
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    Very cool place in Barichara where they make paper the super old fashioned way. They dissolve wood fibers in a tank and float the paper into sheets and hang it to dry. Or something like that. I didn't totally understand it.
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