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Wallowing in mud - our last days, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Wallowing in mud - our last days

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... with it over the next four days, there'd be some grieving to do... Cartagena, situated on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, is a historic port town founded in 1533 by the Spanish conquistadores, for whom it was the gateway to northern South America. ...

Heading back North, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Heading back North

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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After the side trip to Ecuador I headed back North through Colombia spending a few days each in Cali and Armenia before arriving back in Medellin. The Black Sheep Hostel in Colombia is a really good place to relax for a while and so I had a week with ...

Armenia, Cali, Popayan, Silvia, Pasto, Ipiales, Armenia, Cali, Popayan, Silvia, Pasto, Ipiales, Colombia travel blog

Armenia, Cali, Popayan, Silvia, Pasto, Ipiales

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... a church and it's also been designed and built in a way that it complements the surroundings. The Lucky 7, Observations about Colombia 1. We like the concept of shops doubling as locals. Most shops put out tables so you can socialise and drink your ...

Medelling, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medelling

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Our next stop was Medellin, the city famous for Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cocaine Cartel. It was once one of the most dangerous cities in the world due to the war between the Medellin and Cali cartels. There were numerous car bombs, and drive-by ...

My birthday in Taganga, Taganga, Colombia travel blog

My birthday in Taganga

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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I arrived in Taganga a couple of days before my birthday and headed back to Casa Felipe which has a great atmosphere. Lots of hammocks and outdoor seating, great views over the bay and lots of friendly people. I had a great weekend here having some ...

La Vega., La Vega, Colombia travel blog

La Vega.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Continuing our roadtrip from San Gil to Pereira via Zipaquirá and La ...

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 ...

Street Parties - CARNIVAL 2009, Barranquilla, Colombia travel blog

Street Parties - CARNIVAL 2009

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... of great Colombians and it's clearly important to them that tourists leave here with a new respect and appreciation for Colombia since they know they have a bad international reputation from the drug cartels and trafficking.  So this finishes ...

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 ...

City of Gold?, Bogota, Colombia travel blog

City of Gold?

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... our photos up and sending them home), oh well if the laptop is completely dead we have only lost the Galapagos, Mindo and Colombia photographs. We will try and add some photos soon though, somehow. Well our first impressions of Bogota are ...

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 ...

And the Oscar for best hostel 2014, goes to..., Minca, Colombia travel blog

And the Oscar for best hostel 2014, goes to...

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... motherland in his 30s. Before setting up 'Oscar's Place', our humble host lived in Tyrona National Park (a nearby national park on Colombia's Caribbean Coast) for 12 months. Some guy. Running his own business means that he still makes time to chat with ...

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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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 ...

A Silent Night in Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

A Silent Night in Cartagena

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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The alarm woke us at 5am and bleary eyed (I had barely slept) we grabbed our bags (which we had fortunately had the foresight to pack up last night) and woke the poor night porter to pay our bill and order a taxi to the airport. The taxi took just five ...

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 ...

The venga (chiva) bus is coming, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

The venga (chiva) bus is coming

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... leave from to visit Isla del Rosario, an archipelago off the coast and Playa Blanca, a beach considered to be the best that Colombia has to offer.  We had been considering doing the trip as it was offered in our hostel but we had heard mixed reviews ...

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