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Colombian view

By Karuma1970
Jardin

I loved this view. The steep valley sides of this area of Colombia make for spectacular views and very hard work getting anywhere. That farmhouse may not look far but you canít even see the bottom of the valley between where I was standing and the building. The solution?

Version 1 shows La Garrucha.
A locally made cable car, this box is powered by an old truck engine and hauled along two cables high above the valley bottom to the other side where you are surrounded by coffee and plantain farms. You get great views and there are snacks and cold beers for sale when you arrive.

Tags: Coffee Cable car Colombia Landscape and travel Jardin La Garrucha

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2 Apr 2021 10:00AM
Two excellent compositions Mike,
Fred.
cooky Plus
17 6 4 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2021 10:09AM
Two excellent travel images and great explanation. Not sure I would have risked the lift!

Kath
ZenTony Plus
5 6 1 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2021 11:53AM
Wonderful images Mike but like Kath I think I would just walk !
Tony
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2021 12:54PM
Two very interesting shots !!
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
2 Apr 2021 2:33PM
Both very beautiful images. The lift would not work for those who might not like tight confined quarters.
2 Apr 2021 2:43PM
Interesting..not a chance I would ride that thing.
johnke Plus
8 229 17 England
2 Apr 2021 4:33PM
I like the lead Image Mike the second one makes me scared...John
I'm with Judee! I've seen what passes for safety features in Latin America.
2 Apr 2021 11:29PM

Quote:I'm with Judee! I've seen what passes for safety features in Latin America.


What safety features?

Actually it was quite fun.
3 Apr 2021 2:27AM
Two spectacular photos, Mike. My award. What countryside!!!

Peter
3 Apr 2021 9:00AM
Great set, both with great composition.
Nathan
gconant Plus
10 31 1 United States
4 Apr 2021 1:10PM
I agree Mike !! A great image, and an amazing perspective on life there.
Beautifully done.

Glenn
16 Apr 2021 6:25PM
What town is pictured below? Fascinating lift Mike .... not for the fainthearted. Lovely captures of lush verdant Colombia ...on my bucket list to see one day
cheers walt

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