Travel Blogs from Colombia

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Hello Colombia!, Bogota, Colombia travel blog

Hello Colombia!

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... catch up on 5 months of not seeing one another. We spent two nights in Bogota where we had our first taste of Colombia.....and jeez we noticed how cold it was here at altitude! Bogota is interesting and has some beautiful colonial buildings and churches. ...

Losing Our Bearings, Ráquira, Colombia travel blog

Losing Our Bearings

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... by replacing the complete pump unit - that is, if you're close to a good mechanic back in Canada. Here in the mountains of Colombia it's a different matter all together. We're hoping that the bearing will hold out until we reach Bogotá, and then we'll be ...

From Medellin to Cali, Cali, Colombia travel blog

From Medellin to Cali

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... and is surrounded by beautiful mountains in the distance with Armenia (the city) just visible amongst the many bright green fields. Colombia really is blessed with beautiful landscapes and friendly people. We then moved to Cali where we've spent the last ...

Lost in the jungle... again., Parque Tayrona, Colombia travel blog

Lost in the jungle... again.

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... 1st-minute goal from just inside half way (top left corner, just where I like it). Instead, I had a good taste of why Colombia didn't make the World Cup this time. Passing? Crossing? What the hell are you talking about? They seemed more comfortable with ...

Comatose in Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Comatose in Cartagena

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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We woke up with a stinking hangover, and couldnt get out of bed. I found a note which said "Very look in you new life, your friend in Colombian, Georg and Nancy". Erica got up at 12 and we watched some Planet Earth. We had something to eat at ...

Palomino- where the beach is just a beach..., Palomino, Colombia travel blog

Palomino- where the beach is just a beach...

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... Medellin, but had been told it's a really nice city and not to be missed. So we're going there, and will probably extend our stay in Colombia, as we were only going to stay 3 weeks, but it will now be a month as we've loved the country so far.   ...

All good things come to those who wait!!, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

All good things come to those who wait!!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... and maybe visiting a mud volcano which is nearby - we shall write again when we have some news, we need to replan our itinerary as Colombia was not in it until we were in Panama and we have less than 7 weeks to get to Brazil now !! Hugs AlinMatt ...

where's all the coke?, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

where's all the coke?

A travel blog entry by kris

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... and they print you a ticket telling you the price you are expected to pay, if I was leaving to go into town I would've seemed out some public transport though. The tourist boards slogan sums up Colombia for me well, "The only risk, is wanting to ...

A colourful, colonial city, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

A colourful, colonial city

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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Cartagena has been a fabulous introduction to South America, the old town is superb, we have spent the past two days just aimlessly wandering around the numerous plazas and narrow streets, climbing the city walls and feeling the cool sea breeze whilst ...

Back in Police Headquarters, Bogota, Colombia travel blog

Back in Police Headquarters

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... a few snaps, before being told off. I think the military and police give tourists the no one priority status in Colombia, after the government of course, they make you feel very welcome and very safe. We walked around the Presidential Palace, and ...

Poor but happy!, Santa Marta, Colombia travel blog

Poor but happy!

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... most easy-going and friendly people we have met. The locals also are curious about the impression foreigners have gained about Colombia. Gringo grime Our "hotel", however was not a source of so much pleasure. The "Miramar" is the classic backpacker ...

Cartagena's Charms and Challenges, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Cartagena's Charms and Challenges

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... , and a good night's sleep in a small family-run hotel, the next morning painted quite a different picture. Yes, Cartagena is Colombia's largest port and by association is an important but dirty industrial centre. However, it is easy to forget the rather ...

The Worlds Craziest Border Crossing, Cucuta, Colombia travel blog

The Worlds Craziest Border Crossing

A travel blog entry by catters

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Jerico - Another road trip beckons, Jericó, Colombia travel blog

Jerico - Another road trip beckons

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... 30 minutes... Being that New Year was rapidly approaching, I learned the sacred ceremony of Blowing Shit Up purveys itself into Colombia with gusto. The road to Jericó was periodically lined with varying degrees of death on a stick: from the poor ...

Dave in a Cave, San Gil, Colombia travel blog

Dave in a Cave

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... , everyone needed to get out of there and fast! Which was good to know, considering August is the wet season here in Colombia. It felt like a scene from the Goonies, entering a cave with a twinkling ceiling of crystals formed over thousands of years. It ...

The coolest thing I´ve ever done... Ciudad Perdida, Teyuna, Colombia travel blog

The coolest thing I´ve ever done... Ciudad Perdida

A travel blog entry by shawnsmith

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... national government control and off into the realm of paramilitary dominion and active guerilla activity. Ever here of those 8 tourists kidnapped in Colombia a few years ago and held in the jungle for months? On this trek. They tried to do it solo though, ...

A VERY long day, Cucuta onwards, Colombia travel blog

A VERY long day

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Arrive airport 5am with too many Columbian pesos as we all thought we had to buy two extra meals than we did. Dunkin Donuts did well out of us instead. Actually get flight to Cucuta 12 hours later than should have been and AJ meets up with us at the ...

In Columbia at last!, Ipiales, Colombia travel blog

In Columbia at last!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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We then head into the nearby border town of Ipiales which is pretty huge compared to what we were expecting. Some of the local men are staring at the women and blowing kisses which makes us all more nervous. However when we go out in town later we have ...

Episode 1: Bat Out of Hell, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Episode 1: Bat Out of Hell

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... room, and nightly home-made fireworks crackle throughout the night for several weeks. I'm sure it's hard to imagine, but for a tourist in Colombia the sound of explosions overhead and at street level is just a little unnerving - at first I was under the ...

Back in Colombia - fiestas and football, Bogota, Colombia travel blog

Back in Colombia - fiestas and football

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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After just over 18months away I returned to Colombia, one of my favourite countries. A smile from the immigration officer and paying less than a dollar for a bus ride from the airport to the city centre is a great start to any country! I had booked into ...

Kieran goes drinking, hilarity ensues..., Santa Marta, Colombia travel blog

Kieran goes drinking, hilarity ensues...

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... Tea Bag, Tea Tree etc... 04:00am - The bar closes, but T-Shirt wants to kick on thanks to the couple of grams of Colombia's finest coursing through his body. Apparently a gram is US$4, and 95% pure. David looks like death warmed up, so takes his leave ...

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. ...

Shakira's homecoming concert, Barranquilla, Colombia travel blog

Shakira's homecoming concert

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... dream alive. The sun came up, I pulled up stumps and headed for the bus terminal. At some point I realised that thanks to Colombia's finest I had in fact gone two nights in a row without actually sleeping, so I pencilled in a recovery day or two of sleep ...

Feliz Cumpleanos Dave and a long story!, Cartagena to Bog and nearly onto Cucuta, Colombia travel blog

Feliz Cumpleanos Dave and a long story!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Next morning have a lie in and give Dave his little pressies. FEw of us then sit in reception to watch the England v Ecuador match. Must admit am glad we are not in Ecuador anymore as would feel bit scared! Flukely manage to win although painful match ...

Bus Travels And An Amazing Archeological Site., San Agustin, Colombia travel blog

Bus Travels And An Amazing Archeological Site.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... we are seeing is beautiful, jungle clad mountains, with the deepest of ravines under dark threatening thunder clouds. The Colombia we are seeing has unkempt city outskirts with traffic snarls and belching buses, but then beautiful inner city squares with ...

Loungin´, Parque Tayrona - Santa Marta, Colombia travel blog

Loungin´

A travel blog entry by shawnsmith

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... or so, then headed to Medellin (again) to see some friends and watch our new hometeam, Nacional kick some butt. Came to Colombia for three weeks, stayed for two months! Serious refiguring to do on the rest of the itinerary me thinks... Hasta la ...

No Ritka for Me, San Andres Island, Colombia travel blog

No Ritka for Me

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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 San Andres is a small resort island off the coast of Nicaragua. For the Colombians it's a nice little home away from home. For the Nicaraguans it's an annoyance because they think it should be theirs. Our rather run-down beach-front hotel had an ...

Old Town Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Old Town Cartagena

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Cartagena has proven itself to be a quite fun and pleasant city ... actually one of the safer places I`ve walked around, believe it or not. Cartagena`s Old Town is one of the most amazing colonial towns I`ve been to .. by far much better than Antigua ...

The colorful side of Colombia, Santa Marta, Colombia travel blog

The colorful side of Colombia

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... one of their top export products; cocaine. It´s everywhere! It´s easy to get, high quality, and cheap. In 1999, Colombia exported about 460 tons of the stuff, bringing billions of dollars into the country and representing a significant portion of their ...

Back in the land of, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Back in the land of

A travel blog entry by jose

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... I feel and what accommodation is like, I will either go to a rave, or to Tyrona Park, which apparently has the nicest beaches in all of Colombia. It's Semana Santa (Easter week), so hopefully there will be somewhere to stay. Hope all is well. ...

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