Travel Blogs from Paipa, Colombia

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Piapa with Mom, Paipa, Colombia travel blog

Piapa with Mom

A travel blog entry by change_of_pace

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... had tons of questions on what America was like. The girls on the other hand were always very shy. Before going to Paipa, I bought presents for the kids (nothing too expensive), but I thought they would like something to open since I wasn't sure ...

Course finale -- excitement and sadness, Paipa, Colombia travel blog

Course finale -- excitement and sadness

A travel blog entry by change_of_pace

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... content, although that blew me away, but it was the way he was describing the love for his daughter and the love for Colombia. It was unbelievable!!!! I can't say I have appreciated or loved America as much as this man loves Colombia. My advice to him ...

The adventure capital of Colombia, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

The adventure capital of Colombia

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

... bus having no way of clearing it, it got a little infected. San Gil is where the adventure sports take place in Colombia, there are still not many gringos that come here but its very popular with Colombians. Being bank holiday weekend it was swarming ...

Not Reservoir Dogs but Running Dogs, Oiba, Colombia travel blog

Not Reservoir Dogs but Running Dogs

A travel blog entry by 50odd

... fleece and it looks like more rain, hey ho, hopefully it will rain itself out before tomorrow morning. We are really liking Colombia.  The people are friendly without being pushy, the drivers are considerate (buses a little less so) and we feel very ...

San Gil, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

San Gil

A travel blog entry by troispistoles

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So I finally traveled to San Gil, 4 hours north of Villa de Leyva. Our bus was stopped by policemen with machine guns to check out our ID.  They then verify if you are not wanted.  And I was not....  So I arrived late at Sam Gil, I ...

Outskirts of Bogota -- working and playing, Paipa, Colombia travel blog

Outskirts of Bogota -- working and playing

A travel blog entry by change_of_pace

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... day. I am glad we went because Villa de Levya is a beautiful little town with a huge plaza (probably the biggest in Colombia) and the streets are cobblestone. People were all over the plaza that night, holding candles. There was a band and kids running ...

Parked at the park, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Parked at the park

A travel blog entry by ddgfraser

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How quickly we forgot that getting anywhere in Colombia takes time. Travel involves creeping around mountainsides behind struggling trucks. The slow pace gives opportunity to soak up the mountain and valley landscapes. Compared to wild natural Venezuela ...

No Joy Getting To El Cocuy, As The Road Is Closed, Duitama, Colombia travel blog

No Joy Getting To El Cocuy, As The Road Is Closed

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

Friday 4th March My intention today was to travel north to El Cocuy but on arrival in to Duitama I discovered that the road north had been closed. I hung around for a couple of hours to see whether or not the road  would re-open, ...

Fossils and BBQs, Valle De Leiva, Colombia travel blog

Fossils and BBQs

A travel blog entry by nerdelyi

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About 4 hours north east of Bogotá is an old colonial town called Valle de Leiva.  It is declared  a historical monument so it has all the classic architecture stilll intact and it also has a pretty interesting geological history.  You ...

Sh*tshow, Duitama, Colombia travel blog

Sh*tshow

A travel blog entry by ej122493

... with misfortune make a funny story in retrospect!   Sh*tShow Act 1: So much for trying to sneak back into Colombia without paying Venezuela departure tax. The Colombian immigration jobs-worth wouldn´t let me enter the country without my Venezuela. ...

Buying Colombia, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Buying Colombia

A travel blog entry by drpaultravel

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... in a store--and they peaked my curiosity! The location--between Bogota and Bucaramanga--is outside of San Gil (Santander, Colombia)--about a 15 minute drive uphill (via the road to Barichara--a beautiful whitewashed walled colonial town). The "finca" ...

Cave exploring (with bats) around San Gil, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Cave exploring (with bats) around San Gil

A travel blog entry by aanda

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So I survived yesterday. Today is Cueva de India. We are taken by taxibus to a nearby town, given disclaimers to sign (in Spanish), given lifevests and helmets and off we go. The entrance to the cave is large but soon we need to crouch to get through! ...

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