Travel Blogs from San Gil, 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 ...

Chilling in San Gil, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Chilling in San Gil

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... land and enjoying the hot climate.... hang on, that last comment is nothing like England!! We stop somewhere around 9am it's not San Gil so I pop into the bus station and grab some empenadas, couple of pollo ones! Another two hours later I've ...

Back to the Future, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Back to the Future

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... of Colombia's colonial heritage gradually grew on us, and by the time we had explored the historical centres of Barichara, Guane, and San Gil, we were totally immersed in the past. Even the countryside south of Girón would appear to belong to another ...

Colombia's Outdoor Adventure Capital, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Colombia's Outdoor Adventure Capital

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... her fascination turned to mens' hats...large hats, just like the large chickens moments earlier. San Gil has a reputation for outdoor adventure here in Colombia.  Rafting, kayaking,, parasailing, hiking, swimming, whatever, it's ...

Dave in a Cave, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Dave in a Cave

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... one relaxed. Barichara, with it's sandstone roads and churches alongside whitewashed houses, is well worth the hour journey from San Gil. It's a quaint little place where the school children play football (girls vs boys) on the plaza while you eat ...

Relaxing, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Relaxing

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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After another overnight bus ride, we arrived in the small town of San Gil, Colombia.  Although San Gil is earning a reputation fas an adventure city, our main activity here seems to be relaxing.  On our first day in San Gil, we started the ...

Outdoor adventures and an 8$ hotel, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Outdoor adventures and an 8$ hotel

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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... for my fun afternoon rafting trip (12$!) in a river filled with snakes and surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, some lady took me on a tour of San Gil's pride and joy, a fancy park on an island beside the city....and had lots to say about ...

San Gil - Fiesta, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

San Gil - Fiesta

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... objects.  Probably some old rugby injury me thinks.  We end the night at about 3am and grab some food on the way home.  Its a good night and San Gil is loads of fun because of the group of 15 or so gringos that have there little community. ...

San Gil, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

San Gil

A travel blog entry by mikemel

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San Gil, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

San Gil

A travel blog entry by baptistevericel

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San Gil est situee a 2h30 de bus au sud de Bogota, et est une petite ville situee dans une vallee entouree de montagnes et de fleuves ou l on peut s adonner a de multiples activites telles que le rafting, les excursions dans des grottes, la descente en ...

Wasserfallklettern und Höhlenabenteuer, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Wasserfallklettern und Höhlenabenteuer

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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... Wandern. Eines schönen Sonntag Morgens bin ich mal wieder mit Anita losgezogen. Diesmal sollte es allerdings bis zum Flughafen von San Gil gehen, der zwar nicht in Betrieb ist, weil keine geteerte Strasse hinführt; trotzdem oder gerade deshalb ist der ...

San Gil - Hydrospeeding, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

San Gil - Hydrospeeding

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... be rafting the same river with us.  The river we´re on is called the river Fonce and is the smaller river here in San Gil.  The other river is grade 5 rapids and pretty full on so I decided to opt for Hydrospeeding rather than rafting that. ...

16. San Gil

16. San Gil "my type of climate"

A travel blog entry by kesvic2013

... San Gil and checked in at a recently opened, very clean, cheap place called Open Hostel, run by a really friendly and helpful man. San Gil is an adventure sports town and parts of it feel quite similar to a ski resort. On the Saturday of the long ...

Festival en San Gil....eating ants, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Festival en San Gil....eating ants

A travel blog entry by arango

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... flight; A. laevigata are used as traditional gifts in weddings. There are local beliefs that the ants are aphrodisiacs. San Gil is known for being "ad adventure town” where people do levels III and IV rafting, paragliding, downhill ...

Besuch von Kati und Alex, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Besuch von Kati und Alex

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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... Ich hatte ja mittlerweile zahlreiche Kontakte, die alle irgendwen kennen, der bei irgendeinem der vielen Touranbieter arbeitet. Dummerweise ist San Gil in der Osterwoche voller Touristen und so war irgendwie jeder beschäftigt. Bis zum Wasserfall sind wir ...

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

The adventure capital of Colombia

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

... the mud baths and sat on the 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 ...

Abschied aus San Gil, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Abschied aus San Gil

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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... . Den gabs dann an der Uni, im Theater, bei Anita zuhause, meinen Vermietern, meinen Deutschschülern, kurzum, ich habe halb San Gil mit Apfelkuchen für eine Woche versorgt... Natürlich gabs auch noch eine Verabschiedung von der Uni, mit leckeren ...

Run Hanna Run!, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Run Hanna Run!

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

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After all this normal travelling it was time for a new activity a bit different from hiking and relaxing. San Gil is the Eldorado for all kinds of outdoor activities, repelling, canyoning, paragliding, hiking, horseback riding, canopy etc. The city ...

Cycling and paragliding in San Gil, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Cycling and paragliding in San Gil

A travel blog entry by nloon

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Relaxed and refreshed, time for some adventure in San Gil with the Irish girls! First up was mountain biking which was good fun, though I was a bit nervous on the steep downhill sections, me being a complete chicken and all! It didn't help that a guy in ...

My favorite place in Colombia- photos, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

My favorite place in Colombia- photos

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi

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I am in love with the Santander area of Colombia- the hiking is fantastic, the weather couldn't be better, the town is small, the fruit and veggie market is perhaps one of the best I have been to in South America, the people are fantastic etc., etc. I ...

Class V!!!, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Class V!!!

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi

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Went whitewater rafting on Rio Surez today- Class V!!!  What a riot.  We ALL fell in on the last rapid.  Crazy, crazy! I am still having a blast here in San Gil!  The adventures keep ...

My midlife crisis- aka celebrating my 36th Bday!, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

My midlife crisis- aka celebrating my 36th Bday!

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi

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... dream that the owners came home and brought me a blanket. I am not that cold anymore but there is certainly no blanket. J but the rain has stopped and that is good. 7:22am Guess where I am? I am back in San Gil! Hot shower here I come... ...

San Gil - Paintballing, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

San Gil - Paintballing

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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After a bit of a late one last night we have a pretty cruisy day.  I spend a bit of time learning some spanish verbs and a few words during what is a chilled out morning. In the afternoon a group of 9 of us from the hostel head out to do some ...

La Isla, whitewater, repelling, aguardiente & TEJO, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

La Isla, whitewater, repelling, aguardiente & TEJO

A travel blog entry by cgavin

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... -air restaurant, we were on our way. As we ventured down from 2800m Bogota to 1200m San Gil, three things became apparent to me: Colombia is absolutely gorgeous. This degree of change in altitude dramatically changes the vegetation and the ...

cafe de colombia, San gil, Colombia travel blog

cafe de colombia

A travel blog entry by janez-maja

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evo, pa smo tam... V mestecu San gil priblizno 4 ure severno od Ville de Leyve. Mestece ima 42 tisoc prebivalcev in za svojo spokojno in umirjeno masko skrtiva pravi adrenaliski raj. V okolici namrec lahko organizirano naredis skoraj vse adrenalinske ...

San Gil:  Adventure Sports Capital of S. America, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

San Gil: Adventure Sports Capital of S. America

A travel blog entry by chiapoe

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July 4-6, 2009:  San Gil, Colombia Reflections on Central Colombia Mary and I left Villa de Leyva on a microbus to Tunja, along the main road from Bogota-Bucaramanga.  While we waited for our four-hour minibus north to San Gil, I argued with the ...

Praktikum - Klappe die Erste!, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Praktikum - Klappe die Erste!

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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... mit der Zeit :) Ich arbeite im Moment in einem Büro, das sich im neuen Sitz der Uni, etwa zwei Kilometer ausserhalb von San Gil, befindet. Es ist eigentlich Silvias Büro, aber die ist den ganzen März über in Deutschland und in der Schweiz, also ...

X treme travel, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

X treme travel

A travel blog entry by nadiavinny

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Paragliding, paddling and relaxing in the park, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Paragliding, paddling and relaxing in the park

A travel blog entry by jttours

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... up for white water rafting the next day. We enjoyed it so much the last time and we were told the rapids are bigger and better in San Gil. In the evening we sat in the main square which is basically a park that every one seems to hang out in. There was a ...

San Gil, San gil, Colombia travel blog

San Gil

A travel blog entry by itsbob21

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Went eastwards towards the hills of San Gil next. Nice little town whee everyone pours into the town square at night to eat meat on a stick, drink cervezas, listen to some music and hang out. Nice evenings. A river runs through town as well and all the ...

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