Zipaquira

Zipaquira, Colombia

Travel Blogs from Zipaquira

Zipaquira Travel Blogs (55)
Giron, Barichara, Villa de Leyva, Bogota, Giron, Barichara, Villa de Leyva, Bogota, Colombia travel blog

Giron, Barichara, Villa de Leyva, Bogota

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... are the people of purely or mainly pure European descent. This divide of haves and have-nots is one of the reasons behind Colombia's guerilla insurgency. In fact, after our night out in the Zona Rosa, we found out that there was a grenade attack in two ...

Salt Cathedral, La Catedral de sal, Zipaquirá, in Cundinamarca, Colombia travel blog

Salt Cathedral, La Catedral de sal

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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http://www.catedraldesal.gov.co/ zach, daniela, and i took a daytrip to the nearby town of zipaquira to see the underground cathedral carved out of (into?) a salt mine. although i thought it would turn out to be some catholic kitsch, the place was ...

An unexpected surprise made of salt, Zipaquira, Colombia travel blog

An unexpected surprise made of salt

A travel blog entry by katie.jenks28

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... places you may be killed there but are less likely to be mugged. As Ween pointed out, I am much more likely to be robbed in Colombia than killed, and advised me to stuff my money down my bra. As I can only squeeze in a couple of small coins and a very ...

Take it with a pinch of salt, Zipaquira, Colombia travel blog

Take it with a pinch of salt

A travel blog entry by ayc17

Just outside Bogota (about 50km) are the salt mines of Zipaquir''. This area is famous for having the salt cathedral, basically a whole cathedral carved from salt hundreds of years ago. Rather than pay some overpriced tour we decided to meet a friend I ...