Travel Blogs from Colombia

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Sleeping with cockroaches - almost, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Sleeping with cockroaches - almost

A travel blog entry by els_and_peter


... the sea, before having a lovely steak dinner at an Argentinian restaurant. Because Venezuela has stopped importing anything from Colombia and normally imports a lot of steak, it is currently the cheapest meat you can buy, something we have been taking ...

Getting Fat on Good Food, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Getting Fat on Good Food

A travel blog entry by annikaandpaul


... of Escobar's fortune has ever been publicly recovered. Despite his efforts to create a Robin Hood image, not everyone in Colombia liked Escobar. He was responsible for the deaths of 100s of people including police officers, politicians and government ...

Playing in Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Playing in Medellin

A travel blog entry by change_of_pace


Yesterday, after a long day at work, I got a massage! It was an hour long and it was only $25US and that was at the hotel. Pretty cheap. After work, we generally get together for dinner and then back to the hotel for some zzzsss. Unfortunately, ...

London to Cartagena - November 2012, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

London to Cartagena - November 2012

A travel blog entry by llamatrails


... , really wanted her to!). But, alas, she wouldn’t L. The next day took us to Cartagena, a beautiful Colonial town in Colombia, taken over by the Spanish in the 16th century and home to pirates, treasure, Armadas and many fierce battles. Today, it is ...

San Gil, Colombia, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

San Gil, Colombia

A travel blog entry by teamsharry


... living the dream. Our last day in San Gil we headed off to a nearby town called Barichara. Said to be 'the most beautiful town in Colombia' we set the benchmark high as we pulled up to the main square. Yes it was pretty and yes we did enjoy wandering the ...

Cali, Cali, Colombia travel blog


A travel blog entry by magdatabac


... bus I took (that was stopping all the way in order to take new passengers - a very common thing both in Ecuador and Colombia), I only got to Cali at 6 pm :o((. To my happy surprise, at that hour, most of Tavinho's friends (various Brazilians ...

Back to Colombia!, Capurgana, Colombia travel blog

Back to Colombia!

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi


Back in Colombia... in Capurgana- I have to say, I missed the Colombian people!  The smiles, the waves and the warm hellos... With the exception of the children, the Panamanian people were not nearly as warm as the Colombians... and I know that is a ...

Pippa week, Bogota, Colombia travel blog

Pippa week

A travel blog entry by sainty1

Flew to Colombia to meet our friend Pippa who had decided that her 2 week holiday from work would consist of running around Colombia. Neither of us had done much planning and it wasn´t until we got there that we realised it was twice the size of France. ...

Coffee, volcano and howler monkeys, Pereira, Colombia travel blog

Coffee, volcano and howler monkeys

A travel blog entry by anneandnath


After a day visiting a coffee plantation in the Pereira region, we have a new understanding of the price of coffee: everything is done by hand in harsh conditions: heat, humidity and steep hills, day in day out for about $20 dollars a day for a good ...

Gold Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Gold Medellin

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson


... centres, saw many skyscrapers and followed a stream. I also chatted with Carolina about the guerilla activity that goes on in Colombia......her parents have obviously lived there for a long time. But they had never really been directly effected by it. On ...

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