Cordillera Oriental

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After a 1000 kilometer night bus ride from Santa Marta at the Colombian north coast towards Bogotá, we were welcomed by this view shortly after sunrise. Cundinamarca, Colombia January 13

Causing trouble…?

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The giant Flying Fox (or Fruit bat) has a wing span of up to 5 feet (1.5m). Now it has got the doubtful reputation of being the cause of the current Ebola epidemic in West Africa. This particular portrait I took in the Seychelles where you see them fly everywhere also in plain daylight. (I flipped the pic upside down)

Mighty echoes

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The sound of drums echoing on top of the Caramujo mountain on Sao Nicolau Island in Cape Verde. Once a year the locals from Ribeira Brava area climb the mountain to honour the spirit.
Eating, drinking, dancing and playing the drums is on the menu!!   June 8

Conquering the big one

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Helge “Santosueco” climbing towards the top of Monte Gordo. To the right in the image you see Faja in the distance, the garden village of Sao Nicolau.

June 17. Cape Verde.

Covoada

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You have to make quite an effort to get to this village in Sao Nicolau. We entered Covoada from the Canyon to the right, starting at Ribeira Funda by the sea. It took a couple of hours of steep climbing to reach our goal.

See previous post for more about Covoada: https://hakanronnblad.com/2014/08/06/the-highway-to-covoada/

Sao Nicolau/Cape Verde June 11.