Travel Blogs from Colombia

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Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún-Quimbaya., La Suiza, Colombia travel blog

Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún-Quimbaya.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Pereira, La Suiza, Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún-Quimbaya and Parque Regional Natural ...

Isla Palma., Isla Palma (Archipielago De San Bernardo), Colombia travel blog

Isla Palma.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Isla ...

A perfect week, Capurgana, Colombia travel blog

A perfect week

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... It's a little out of the way and awkward to get to (rubbish buses and boat journeys) but because we have 5 weeks in Colombia it was relatively easy to fit this into the timetable. After an awful night bus from Medellin (freezing aircon that even 3 layers ...

Chaplin? Sheen? Watts?, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Chaplin? Sheen? Watts?

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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"Is he looking at me... I think he is, hmmm, this is weird. I might say something, have a word like, am I being stupid?" A brief insight into my mind when riding the public buses across South America. The token baby gawping at me in wonder has become the ...

How Hertz felt?, Leticia, Colombia travel blog

How Hertz felt?

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... also giddily awaiting the arrival of our Pisco friends, Crystal and Paul, to begin another adventure- into the jungle and then Colombia. The adventure began slightly ahead of my plans though. Crystal and Paul arrived at the airport a little late, well ...

The Motorcycle Diaries., San Agustin, Colombia travel blog

The Motorcycle Diaries.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... about how Alberto Granado felt when he was riding around South America with Che on their noisy 1939 Norton 500cc. Except I am here in Colombia with Anibal, a local from San Agustin. I am a passenger on his Kawasaki KB 125cc. We are driving up and down and ...

Half term holidays, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Half term holidays

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Okay so Mandy flies half-way around the world to visit me for a week during her half term holidays.. sounds like a great excuse to splurge, live the high life and enjoy some luxury for a change! So when Mandy arrived we checked into the Belfort Dann ...

Colonial Town in Colombia, Santa Fe De Antioquia, Colombia travel blog

Colonial Town in Colombia

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... laughed. We did all of these things. It was a great morning for a roadtrip and the first stop was Puente de occidente, Colombia's oldest suspension bridge contructed in 1886(or 1888 I forget) Anyway, it's old but very picturesque. From there, we moved ...

Cartagena., Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Cartagena.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Back in ...

The paradise that is Playa Blanca, Cartegena, Colombia travel blog

The paradise that is Playa Blanca

A travel blog entry by monkeymouse74

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Oh my, I have found paradise! About a week ago we jumped on a boat in Cartegena to go to a beach called Playa Blanca. It had been recommended to me by a few people who had said it was beautiful, and man, were they right! Its a white sand beach on ...

Filadelfia., Filadelfia, Colombia travel blog

Filadelfia.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Filadelfia. ...

Cartegena craziness, Cartegena, Colombia travel blog

Cartegena craziness

A travel blog entry by monkeymouse74

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... myself, I have been getting drunk. Which is what a lot of you probably expect so I hope not disappointing you! I am enjoying Colombia so much that I think Im going to spend more time here than expected. Next week we are off to Playa Blanca, a gorgeous ...

Professor Jeff, Santa Marta, Colombia travel blog

Professor Jeff

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... than a one-legged ass kicker lately! Last week I had to go to the immigration office with 2 photos, photocopies of my passport and Colombia entry stamp, and proof that I am leaving the country. For that, I bought a bus ticket to Venezuela. Plus I paid ...

Traditional Antioquia, Jerico, Colombia travel blog

Traditional Antioquia

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... place and I really enjoyed the visit, despite being attacked at one point by some angry ants who objected to my presence. It was lovely to find such an unspoilt village and I think it has jumped to the top of my list of favourite places in ...

Visiting Aracataca, Aracataca, Colombia travel blog

Visiting Aracataca

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 342 Temperature : 30 degrees Weather : Sunny mornings, thundery afternoons Advice to anybody travelling in Colombia….NEVER, EVER, trust the bus drivers from Cootragua Bus Company. OK, rant over. We left Cartagena travelling ...

Adventures in the Coffee Region, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Adventures in the Coffee Region

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... who despite being only 11years old manages to boss everyone about in Spanish and English! This is one of the most beautiful areas of Colombia and it would be easy to spend more time here but I managed to drag myself away today and headed off to look ...

Back to the Future, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Back to the Future

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... the dazzling trims of showy rainbow hues that had so impressed us in Brazil. After our initial disappointment, the simplicity of Colombia's colonial heritage gradually grew on us, and by the time we had explored the historical centres of Barichara, Guane, ...

Medellin, Guatape - Guatape Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin, Guatape - Guatape Medellin

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... out of me. At an outdoor restaurant we ate fresh caught trout, butterflied, then fried in garlic and washed it down with cool Club Colombia cerveza. We didn’t even go near the lake, but Guatape was still one of the hi-lights of our trip to ...

Dysentery and Coffee, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Dysentery and Coffee

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... look at it has been a fierce battle with dysentery. The doctor I spoke to in Leticia shortly after crossing the border into Colombia assured me that I got this dysentery from all the bad things in Peru. These two countries do have a history of feuding ...

Glaciers at El Cocoy, Guican, Colombia travel blog

Glaciers at El Cocoy

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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After the big city of Bogota the small village of Guican was the complete opposite.. there are more people with horses than cars!! I arrived late but found a good little hotel called La Sierra which had some good information and a friendly woman to ...

Dynamite Dave, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Dynamite Dave

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... backpacker in their hoards. It's people are so lovely and welcoming, hanging out of their front doors exclaiming, "Bienvenidos a Colombia", as we strolled by, returning the smiles. Not one criminal has been committed to the local prison for over a year. ...

Carnaval !!!!, Barranquilla, Colombia travel blog

Carnaval !!!!

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... for the one week a year when the town completely shuts down and just parties. If Webster´s dictionary defined Carnaval in Colombia it would say .... Carnaval(n): the country´s display of crazy colors, hot women, and the mass consumption of rum in a ...

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 ...

Lucky Number 7, Santa Marta, Colombia travel blog

Lucky Number 7

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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After Carnaval, the gang and I headed straight for Taganga; the ultimate Colombian, chill-out, beach village.  And here is where I celebrated my 7th anniversary of being a professional slacker.  Seven years ago on this day, I ...

The Lost City or not?, Santa Marta, Taganga and Tayrona National Park, Colombia travel blog

The Lost City or not?

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... Ecuador from Cartagena, while I still have to sort out my plans. I think I'll head for Cali, the third largest city in Colombia, after the capital Bogotá and Medellin. In order to make this blog entry a tiny bit longer, I have a suggestion. Travelpod ...

Cali cartel  and the bargaining gringos of Buga, Armenia, Colombia travel blog

Cali cartel and the bargaining gringos of Buga

A travel blog entry by shawnsmith

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... was a VERY pleasant surprise when Popayan, first port of call, turned out to be a very comfortable feeling, nice little town. Colombia Popayan is a beautiful whitewashed colonial town, not a whole heck of a lot to do but certainly pretty to look at. ...

Super Hospitality - Colombian Style, Bogotá, Colombia travel blog

Super Hospitality - Colombian Style

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... de Oro is apparently the most important gold museum in the world, exhibiting pieces from all the major pre-Hispanic cultures in Colombia. Yes, the display was impressive, but we were even more excited when we arrived at the Italian-style Teatro Colón ...

Tourist Central, Santa Marta, Colombia travel blog

Tourist Central

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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This is vacation season here in Colombia and the small city of Santa Marta is Tourist Central. The hotels, restaurants, and beaches are full and the town is alive and active. I´ve been traveling with a couple buddies for a while now; Manuel from Oz who I ...

Caribbean here we come.... Or not?, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Caribbean here we come.... Or not?

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... let's eat here. I'm so glad we did end up going there, as I had the best meal out of the whole time I've been in Colombia so far. It was a dish called La petuga planche y arroz basically it was some kind of pan-fried chicken dish with rice, and some kind ...

Jungle meets beach at Tayrona Park, Santa Marta, Colombia travel blog

Jungle meets beach at Tayrona Park

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... to Tayrona for around 7.30am. People at the hostel told us that this Friday, the day we happened to be going, was a national holiday in Colombia so it was going to be really busy. We had been warned off going, but as we'd booked out of the Dreamer and it ...

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