Cascadas de Baikal

As usual, I awoke at the crack of dawn this Sunday and headed to the park to meet my fellow hikers. The leader of Caminantes de Santander, Manuel, brought us some freshly picked oranges to snack on while we waited. The bus first took us to Rio Negro where we had empanadas and the freshest orange juice for breakfast. I’m already thinking about how much I’ll miss the juices of Colombia when I one day return stateside… From there we drove up a winding hill to a tiny pueblito called Llano de Palmas. After a group photo and some stretching we were off!

Our hiking group in Llano de Palmas. [Photo by Manuel Guacaneme Franco]

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