Aloha Ecuador

Church in Pasto

On our way to Ecuador, we spent a night in Pasto, a southern Colombian town located two hours from the border, famous for eating Guinea pig.  (Thank god they aren’t world famous or else this post … [Read more...]

Caution – Crossing FARC Territory

Popayan Square

We left Salento and headed south on the PanAmerican Highway. Although we're supposed to be driving this highway from the USA to the tip of South America, it seems like we're rarely actually on it! We … [Read more...]

Salento Colombia – Valle De Corcora

We left Medellin in a full sprint to get to Quito before our plane leaves in a few days. But despite our rush, we couldn't pass up Salento and the Valle De Corcora. Six hours south of Medellin we … [Read more...]

New Sprinter Life Website – Forgive The Technical Difficulties

Tree 1

If you hadn't noticed, we just launched a new Sprinter Life website and we are experiencing technical difficulties. There are links that don't work, formatting that is off, the comments from the … [Read more...]

Drug Smuggling For Dummies

The first time I ever did cocaine I was in the parking lot of the Rainbow Room in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was 2 am in the morning. My friend lined up a couple rails of coke and I snorted them off … [Read more...]

Pacifico Amor


This just in... the Pacifico in Colombia is next level INSANE! We left Medellin by plane with our new friends Carlos (aka Charlie) and his beautiful wife Nico. Charlie's brother Cami was … [Read more...]

Hung Over Wake Boarding – Stevie’s 700th Sport

After Mauricio's dinner party we enjoyed 4 hours of sleep before the alarm cracked my skull in half. At first I looked around wondering why I had set the alarm so damn early. Then it started coming … [Read more...]

We Frikin Love Colombians, And How They Party!

When I was 21 I remember being able to drink all night long, sleep for a couple hours, then go kayak hard rivers all day, and I was just fine.What the hell happens to us when we get old? Nowadays … [Read more...]

The Children Of Puerto Triunfo

Due to the closure of the main road, we didn´t make it from Bogota to Medellin in one day. Instead we find ourselves in the tiny town of Puerto Triunfo. Sitting out on the malecon overlooking the … [Read more...]

FARC Lashes Out – Terrorist Attacks In Colombia

Living Sprinter Life south of the border is a constant risk assessment.Which border crossing should we use? Is that city too dangerous? Is this section of road safe? Should we eat at that food stand? … [Read more...]

Bogota, Colombia – A Beautiful City In The Sky

Just about everyone we spoke with, including these two paisas below, told us not to go to Bogota, the capitol city of Colombia. They said that it was too big, really cold, somewhat dangerous, and hard … [Read more...]

The War On Drugs Cannot Be Won


If you like this post, please share it with the Facebook button above. Thanks - TREE My name is Tree Trujillo and I'm asking for your vote in the 2012 Presidential Election. I probably won't be … [Read more...]

Whitewater Kayaking Colombia – Why I Don’t Huck Drops

Lately I've been feeling the need to huck some drops. I don't kayak very often any more. Maybe once every 2-3 years. I was trying to think of the last time I had a real fix and it was probably when I … [Read more...]

Cocaine Country At 18 Miles Per Hour

I am a genius in my own mind.Starting the Andes in La Puerta Venezuela was my brilliant idea. I failed to understand, however, that the next logical step was to cross back into Colombia at the border … [Read more...]

I Want To Believe In Something Bigger Than Me: Angel Falls


If you like this post, please share it with one of the social media buttons above. Thanks! -Stevie It’s not that I didn’t want to see the falls. It’s just that they are located clear on … [Read more...]