Travel Blogs from Colombia

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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 wasnīt 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 ...

The last missing blog entry, Bucaramanga, Colombia travel blog

The last missing blog entry

A travel blog entry by green_ears


Hi everyone, I thought I'd take a minute and give you a quick update and fill in the blanks quickly post-operation to today. After the operation, I was extremely well taken care of by own fleet of medical staff available 24/7: nurses, pain doctor, ...

Surrounded by mountains amist a beautiful town, Giron, Colombia travel blog

Surrounded by mountains amist a beautiful town

A travel blog entry by chillwithjoe


 We have decided that when travelling by bus in Colombia you must add at least 2 hours to any time frame they give you.  Suprisingly the buses tend to leave on time but getting to the other end on time is a different matter.  We left Santa ...

spanish, gold, pirates, forts, canons - want more?, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

spanish, gold, pirates, forts, canons - want more?

A travel blog entry by aaronvdb


was a strange start... the immigration office here is so busy (cos itīs such a big port) that we actually entered colombia without stamped passports, which was hard to comprehend. cartagena is a beautiful old spanish town, and the city has a history of ...

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