Travel Blogs from Barichara, Colombia

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San Gil, Barichara and Guane., San Gil, Barichara and Guane, Colombia travel blog

San Gil, Barichara and Guane.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Roadtrip from Tayrona to San Gil via El Playon, Bucaramanga and Chicamocha ...

Strange Dinners and Horrible Hikes, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Strange Dinners and Horrible Hikes

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... specializes in this odd delicacy. It's one of those once-in-a-lifetime things, for those who pass through sleepy little Barichara. The following morning, filled with protein, Ellen only half, we struck off on a nine kilometre hike. Originally a ...

Giron, Barichara, Villa de Leyva, Bogota, Giron, Barichara, Villa de Leyva, Bogota, Colombia travel blog

Giron, Barichara, Villa de Leyva, Bogota

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... bus holdups in Colombia are alarmingly common. Our next colonial town, well actually it was more like a village, was Barichara. This village is perfectly preserved and stunning, with typical colonial red-roofed houses, intermixed with elegant sandstone ...

A Floral Bouquet, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

A Floral Bouquet

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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By now the fall colours must be a fading memory for you guys up there in the northern hemisphere. We have also heard some reports that miserable winter weather is already on its way. So here are the bright colours of a South American floral bouquet to ...

Two Tiny Towns Stuck in the Past, Barichara and Villa de Leyva, Colombia travel blog

Two Tiny Towns Stuck in the Past

A travel blog entry by ashifreeshma

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... and spent his retirement playing in his restaurant here in Colombia. Sadly, he passed away fairly recently, in January 2006. Barichara is also famous for the fact that every year, between March and April, the giant flying ants ...

Picture perfect small colonial town, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Picture perfect small colonial town

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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A quick side trip 45 minutes away to check out the sights of this little ...

A Colonial Gem, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

A Colonial Gem

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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I've really been wondering what the hell I'm doing here...well, not here.  Now that I'm in Barichara I remember why I am traveling.  But sometimes I forget and the hassles hardly seem worth the reward.  I had heard many glowing reports ...

We found Jesus on a mountain, thank the Lord!, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

We found Jesus on a mountain, thank the Lord!

A travel blog entry by 50odd

... ; In Venezuela the whole day was a complete shutdown, so we're lucky to have things going on on Sunday mornings here in Colombia.  This is a festival weekend so this morning the bars were full of celebrating Colombians at 10am, whaheyyyyy, my kind of ...

confiar, celebrar y vivir, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

confiar, celebrar y vivir

A travel blog entry by cariverga

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Второй день я – в Barichara. Безусловно, ...

Another quaint town in Colombia, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Another quaint town in Colombia

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... caught up on some emails. We walked the five or six blocks to the bus station in town and caught the next bus to Barichara, a ridiculously quaint little village thirty minutes bus ride from San Gil.  We arrived in Barichara by 1 pm and the town felt ...

9 km Hike to Guane, Guane, Colombia travel blog

9 km Hike to Guane

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... and specifically, the region's specialty, fried ants. This morning’s activity was a nine km hike from this tiny quaint town of Barichara to an even tinier, but not quite as quaint village, Guane, all along a stone pathway.  The walk was quite ...

1975 Winner, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

1975 Winner

A travel blog entry by upriver

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... Gil had become the adventure capital of Colombia and near to here is a colonial village called Barichara which in 1975 had been named Colombia's prettiest village and almost 40 years on still maintains this informal title.    ...

"A village that Hollywood filmmakers dream about¨

A travel blog entry by sarahpearl

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... nbsp; The village sits atop a mountain, from where you can see the surrounding countryside for miles and miles.  In Barichara, about half of the flora is dark purple , and wildflowers grow everywhere.  The towns residents wear wollen ponchos for ...

When is a town sleepy, and when is it dead?, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

When is a town sleepy, and when is it dead?

A travel blog entry by keelaurow

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... for the power lines).Our nice little hostel was located in a little enclave of cobble stone streets within coble stone streets. Barichara is a place with literally nothing to do - and this is it´s charm. To emphasize this point, our little improvised ...

A Hollywood producers dream, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

A Hollywood producers dream

A travel blog entry by koyaya

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Little village hidden behind the hills, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Little village hidden behind the hills

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... in the main Plaza. We had a deliscious Colombian coffee in a shop before walking to the bus station to wait for a bus to Barichara. There we whitnessed a guy that parked his stationwagon on the side of the road, with 10 huge speakers on the top of his ...

Barichara, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Barichara

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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This morning we drove back into the town and then off to one side to get to the little village of Barichara. In the guide book it is listed as a Hollywood filmmakers dream town. It is a Spanish Colonial town that looks the same today as it did when it was ...

A Good Driver For A Maniac, Beautiful Barichara, San Gil / Barichara, Colombia travel blog

A Good Driver For A Maniac, Beautiful Barichara

A travel blog entry by inoursuitcase

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... I took this opportunity to jump in the drivers seat and have a go at driving the bus. Most of the streets in Barichara  are paved with massive stone slabs and lined with fine whitewashed, single-story houses, some of which have fences ...

An Incredibly Well-Preserved Colonial Gem, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

An Incredibly Well-Preserved Colonial Gem

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

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Barichara and Guane, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Barichara and Guane

A travel blog entry by bansemer

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... place to walk around and we stayed to about lunch time. We then hiked along a cobbled stone indigenous path that goes from Barichara to Guane bird watching as we went. Guane is a smaller version of Barichara and is still much like it might have been ...

Colonial Christmas by CG, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Colonial Christmas by CG

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour

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... away it blew me away and has moved into my first place as the most beautiful village in South America. For me, Barichara was like Colombia’s Widecombe in the Moor, only bigger, whiter and a whole lot warmer. Cute white colonial houses, with ...

Villa de Leyva en Barrichara. Zondvloed, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Villa de Leyva en Barrichara. Zondvloed

A travel blog entry by edwinmarlies

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Villa de Leyva is een klein, rustiek stadje. We wandelen wat in de omgeving en beklimmen een nabijgelegen berg. Omdat die stiekeme zoen onder een van de kruizen van Cathedral de Sal misschien toch wat zondig was, gaat Marlies op biecht bij pastor Edwin. ...

day trip to the old town of Barichara, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

day trip to the old town of Barichara

A travel blog entry by greghendo

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Old Friends,New Friends !!, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Old Friends,New Friends !!

A travel blog entry by gerremark

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... with some local insights that helped us to understand the country a little better.Mucho Gusto,Giovanni!!!!!    Next stop...Barichara.Another four hour bus trip through mountains and jungle and more mountains we step off of the bus in this ...

Another colonial town, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Another colonial town

A travel blog entry by rom.freiman

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sam, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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As anticipated, a gruelling overnighter to Buca, despite arriving sooner than the 8 hours specified. No direct buses to Barichara at 5am, so quick coffee & off to San Gil. Estimates of 2.5 hours expanded to 3.5 after numerous stops and heavy heavy ...

sam, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... red and yellow birds in the plaza, chatted to the gravedigger and went on a wild goats chase for some of the local Viagra, goat’s cheese! On return to Barichara, asked where I could get some & they said Guane! Back to boring old tuna then. ...

Hiking Time, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Hiking Time

A travel blog entry by tres_amigas_col

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... the beautiful scenery.  The rest of the afternoon is spent meandering in and out of the tacky tourist shops in Barichara before walking to Parque para Los Artes to take the first of many sunset photos, these ones overlooking the Cordillera Oriental ...

Bounce to Barichara, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Bounce to Barichara

A travel blog entry by calivoodoo

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... town of 10,000 people was declared a national monument in 1978 thanks to its beautifully preserved architecture and cobblestone streets.  Barichara was quiet by the time I arrived around 9 PM and all the restaurants were closed--I ended up dining on ...

Baricharra and San Gil, Barichara, Colombia travel blog

Baricharra and San Gil

A travel blog entry by melissasieben

  So I am on kind of a whirlwind tour as I do not have much time. I arrived in San Gil in the dark, not knowing what to expect. When I go to the hostel I was greeted by the two brothers who ran the place. They were super welcoming and ready to help ...

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