1. Trust people; trust officers. This, and 6 more tips on surviving police checks on the road.
Who isn’t thinking about safety issues before their trip? Here are some tips on how we deal with trusting people.
Travel information on Colombia about border crossings, money matters, documentations, road conditions, safety issues, and more.
How do you determine the safety of a region? Do you rely on newspapers, local people, other travelers? And when is a border crossing safe, doable, or risky?
We crossed the little-used border crossing of San Miguel between Ecuador and Colombia, and drove across Putumayo to Mocoa.
“Are you going to São Paulo? But that’s a dangerous city! Don’t go there!” many foreigners and Brazilians exclaim. Is it?