Travel Blogs from La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia

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In search of the lost city, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

In search of the lost city

A travel blog entry by cgavin

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... During our 3-hour long exploration of the city, we saw 40 or so military on patrol.  Only about 10% of Ciudad Perdida has been uncovered; archaeologists are still discovering new remains, gold and other valuable items. The military are there not ...

Why bring a raincoat to a rainforest?, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Why bring a raincoat to a rainforest?

A travel blog entry by m-and-mp

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We booked a 5-day jungle trek to La Ciudad Perdida (the Lost City) at our hostel in Santa Marta. Five days, how hard can that be? We did the Kilimanjaro right! Well, the first day started with a stiff 3 hour uphill ...

The Cocaine Factory, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

The Cocaine Factory

A travel blog entry by sara_minx

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... . Unfortunately now the Paramilitaries are stronger in a few urban areas, & very supportive of the drugs trade. On a more positive note,Colombia also (less famously) exports 50% of the world's emeralds, 20% of its oil, some copper, lots of coffee (2nd ...

5 dagen door de modder hiken!, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

5 dagen door de modder hiken!

A travel blog entry by martijn1978

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... Tayrona 10-14 januari 2011 Met mijn PADI op zak ging ik mijn tweede "uitdaging" tegemoet. Maandagochtend vertrok ik naar La Ciudad Perdida, oftewel The Lost City, in het Nederlands de Verloren Stad. Ik noem hier een paar varianten die allen hetzelfde ...

Never doing that again...., La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Never doing that again....

A travel blog entry by amberandryan

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... how did we get here? I'm gonna have to break it up into a few blogs to attempt to explain the last 9 days... first up... La Ciudad Perdida the lost city!! So as i mentioned before the trek consists of a 6 day 52 km hike straight up and down a mountainside ...

La Ciudad Perdida, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

La Ciudad Perdida

A travel blog entry by hastaluego

... het kamp werd er voor ons gekookt en konden we uitrusten voor de volgende dag. Op dag 4 kwamen we aan bij la ciudad perdida.... prachtige platforms waar ooit veel goud was opgeborgen en waar de hutjes op stonden van de Tairona bevolking... Daarna ...

Jungle Fever, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Jungle Fever

A travel blog entry by sarahdownsouth

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... to the outbreak of disease. Before leaving, they buried their gold under the ground so that the Spanish couldn't find anything. La Ciudad Perdida is named the Lost City because it wasn't found until 1973. At first, marijuana farmers who were looking for ...

There and back again, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

There and back again

A travel blog entry by wouterb

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The Lost City Somewhere in the jungle of Colombia there is a abandoned old cIty and you can hike to it...just for fun. The Lost City...yep, it sounds like something that the guys in Hollywood would dream up, but I bet that Indiana Jones didn't smell as ...

Lost and Found and the best trek ever!, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Lost and Found and the best trek ever!

A travel blog entry by intheworld

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Day 168, Day 1 of 4 of Lost City Trek I had to get up by 5:30am, got picked up at 6am. Kory could sleep in, he will stay in Taganga and wait for me to come back. So I could leave all my stuff with him, I only had a daybag and a few items, most ...

Trekking to La Ciudad Perdida, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Trekking to La Ciudad Perdida

A travel blog entry by cstarandkizza

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... experience, we couldn't help but think that we were so glad we weren't in their shoes!      Trekking La Ciudad Perdida was such an amazing experience and I highly recommend it to anyone who is seeking a challenging and unique adventure ...

Sweat, wet, mud and steps......., La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Sweat, wet, mud and steps.......

A travel blog entry by mknox

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Hola Here are the photos from the Ciudad Perdida trek. Most of the blog was sent via email so I will just add some historic facts here. We did the trek in 6 days but you can do it in 5 and if really keen even 4....... The Lost city is one of the largest ...

Santa Marta and La Ciudad Perdida, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Santa Marta and La Ciudad Perdida

A travel blog entry by iprenty

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... ready to go on it on the Thursday. The Lost City trek - I'm not sure how to begin going about descibing this.  La Ciudad Perdida was originally known as Tayrona City.  It was founded around 700 A.D. and it then took the next 800 years to build. ...

Ciudad Perdida, Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Ciudad Perdida

A travel blog entry by chazlegrand

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Ciudad Perdida was amazing. The trek itself was quite a challege though. While only about 40 km on a map, the trail was windy and steep the whole way. The first day was a short, "easy" day. After a two hour ride to a small town (literally the end of ...

No gentle easing into the trek, la Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

No gentle easing into the trek

A travel blog entry by tres_amigas_col

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We get to the Expotur office around 9.30 and meet some of our group before setting off in 2 vehicles for the 2.5 hr journey north/north east. The last hour is off road and is hard work for the 4x4 jeeps. The adventure starts straight away with us being ...

Lost city, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Lost city

A travel blog entry by dvrancken

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The day after we got back from Parque Tayrona i went to Cuidad perdida (in English "lost city"). Ciudad perdida are some ruins of a city deep in the jungle of northern Colombia, and can only be reached by hiking through the jungle, or by helicopter. ...

Leitin aš tżndu borginni, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Leitin aš tżndu borginni

A travel blog entry by hilmarogsigrun

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... frumskóginum og skelltum okkur žvķ į nęstu feršaskrifstofu og skrįšum okkur ķ fyrstu ferš ķ 5 daga leit aš tżndu borginni (Ciudad Perdida). Viš hörkutólin įkvįšum aš taka žetta ķ 5 daga ferš (vorum aš spį ķ 3ja daga, en mašur ...

Lost city trek of 5 days, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Lost city trek of 5 days

A travel blog entry by jeanderudder

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... , durmiendo en hamacas... En fin, un sinfin de experiencias y sensaciones inexplicables, que se culminan con la llegada a las ruinas de la ciudad perdida de los indios Tayrona. Esto y el Macchu Pichu es de lo mejor que hemos hecho en este viaje, junto con ...

La Ciudad Perdida, La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

La Ciudad Perdida

A travel blog entry by kimsworld

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Moved to ...

Derek finds the 'lost city', La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

Derek finds the 'lost city'

A travel blog entry by tomandcatrin

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... extensive coca-leaf farming and the production of cocaine, which has ruined the soil and led to the area becoming unsafe. La Ciudad Perdida hit the headlines in 2003 when a tour group were kidnapped and held captive for something like 100 days. Since ...

What doesn't kill you ..., La Ciudad Perdida, Colombia travel blog

What doesn't kill you ...

A travel blog entry by katewest

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... ; On my own again, I made my way back to Taganga yet again to join up with a five-day trekking tour to La Ciudad PerdidaCiudad Perdida is the ruins of an ancient city which is hidden in the jungle about 40km inland from Tayrona.  Hidden of ...

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