After our interesting bus journey from Cali we arrived in Popayan, a beautifully clean and white looking city towards the south of Colombia. Popayan has a very safe feel to it and there are a number of hostels located either near the main bus terminal or near the historic centre.
The city itself can be easily seen in a day, but there are a number of nearby excursions to be had so you can easily spend a couple of days exploring the area.
Our main reason for visiting Popayan was to use it as a base for seeing nearby places of interest, such as, the indigenous Silvia market located an hour and half away and San Agustin, a little town surrounded by large stone sculptures.
In Popayan we stayed at the Hosteltrail hostel for a couple of days, whilst deciding where to go next, as we wanted to see both San…
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