Travel Blogs from Colombia

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I'm Mistaken for a Piasa, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

I'm Mistaken for a Piasa

A travel blog entry by leala.colombia

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Highlight of my day; another American thought I was a "piasa" (native to Colombia). I must be getting some color and speaking beautifully!  My new friend's name is Bruce and he has been in the city for nine months and also taught at Denver West for ...

Rumba y Moto!!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Rumba y Moto!!

A travel blog entry by leala.colombia

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... he recently moved to New York he was living in Vail. It is because they are together that I knew someone I could live with in Colombia.  After I finished lunch we hopped on the "moto" (more like a scooter) and the two of us rode of to see Abuelita. ...

Taking risks in Colombia, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Taking risks in Colombia

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

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... and promptly broke down stranding all the passangers, the correct bus arrived and we got back! An interesting and adventurous day in Colombia! We also went on a boat trip to the Islas del Rosario, a group of tropical islands just off the coast. Initially ...

żTomb Raider? Nada!, San Andrés, Colombia travel blog

żTomb Raider? Nada!

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... . The last sunlight was to be used to explore the village and the famous church which is one of the only ones in Colombia with a thatched roof and a lovely traditional entrance. They as well used it very effectively as a music hall as well and all ...

Walled City, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Walled City

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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For years Columbia has been something of a no-go zone for travelers. Between armed-to-the-teeth drug cartels, FARC rebels, corrupt police, heavy-handed military, and right wing paramilitary groups there was the potential for the sort of unplanned ...

Oh, Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Oh, Medellin

A travel blog entry by mattmantle

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... pools as far as the eye could see, set between impressive mountain ranges on one side and brilliant green valleys all around. Well played Colombia, well played. Getting down was far easier, and at the bottom the four of us jumped in a Tuk Tuk along to the ...

La eleccion y la seca, Bogota, Colombia travel blog

La eleccion y la seca

A travel blog entry by ness010

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... intercept the goods. Obviously this put a lot of pressure on the likes of Pablo Escobar, who in response started a campaign in Colombia to get a non-extradition treaty with the US written into the constitution so that he could avoid being sent to prison ...

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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... 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 temperature! (From 15 degrees in ...

Horses, Hiking, and Hills, Popayán, Colombia travel blog

Horses, Hiking, and Hills

A travel blog entry by jessavamyn

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... ; We also toured the university,  La Universidad del Cauca, which was founded in 1827.  Popayán produces presedents for Colombia, a total of 17 have been born here, and the citizens (and university students) appear to have their fingers on the ...

Flying in paradise, Bucaramanga, Colombia travel blog

Flying in paradise

A travel blog entry by green_ears

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Wow... Well, two out of two flyable days were spent in the air flying along side the birds called "churros"! Michel and I have pretty much perfected the afternoon flying which is very similar to the conditions found at Mont Yamaska, Quebec: a mixture of ...

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