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  • Petro, Colombia Moments and the Ineffectual President @richardmccoll
    2014.04.23 — Let me get this straight, I was firmly against Mayor Gustavo Petro‘s proposed expulsion from the Alcaldia back when it … Continue reading » The post Petro, Colombia Moments and the Ineffectual President appeared first on Richard McColl.
  • Colombia Remembers Gabriel Garcia Marquez @seecolombia
    2014.04.23 —   When I first pulled One Hundred Years of Solitude from the shelf in my local bookshop, aged 14, and quickly parted with the princely sum of eight pounds to take it home (mainly because I loved the sound of the author’s name and the cover ...
  • Experiencing Ayahuasca in Colombia @rtwdave
    2014.04.22 — View of Medell??n from Santa Elena The following is a guest post by Max Trax. The Monkey Guide to the Gates of Hell: My First Experience with Ayahuasca My journey with ayahuasca didn’t start in Medell??n. It began 10 years ago in Iquitos, Peru ...
  • Welcome Jess: See Colombia Travel’s New Intern @seecolombia
    2014.04.21 —   So, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Jess and I am lucky enough to be working as See Colombia Travel’s new intern. I’ve been living and working in Bogota, Colombia for almost two months. I’ve taught English as a ...
  • 3 consejos de un ingl??s para poder bailar salsa en Colombia @seecolombia
    2014.04.21 —   Colombia, como lo hemos mencionado es un pa??s cautivante para viajar, la calidez y el entusiasmo de su gente es parte de su magia. Sin embargo, debemos prevenir a nuestros futuros viajeros: los colombianos aman bailar…tanto que, respir ...
  • PHOTO: Funky Street Art in Bogot??, Colombia @traveljunkette
    2014.04.21 — I loved every part of Colombia, and its capital city of Bogot????was no exception. I really enjoyed the funky street art and colorful buildings spread throughout the colonial Candelaria neighborhood. Click the pic to see it BIG. This photo is part ...
  • The Night I Met Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Cartagena @TravelContent
    2014.04.18 — Travel writer Mark Chesnut meets novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Sometimes wonderful things happen unexpectedly. That was the case last year, when I was on a press trip to Colombia, to check out the sleek, beachfront Holiday Inn Cartagena Morros a ...
  • Top 5 Surreal Places in Colombia @seecolombia
    2014.04.16 —   Colombia is a country of wondrous destinations; a place with stunning variety and remarkable diversity. It is also home to some truly surreal travel destinations: places where reality and imagination seem to converge. Here are our Top 5 surrea ...
  • Alternative Colombian Easter: the San Antero Donkey Festival @seecolombia
    2014.04.15 —   If the Wanderlust strikes you this Easter week, but you really don’t feel like long religious processions between churches (beautiful and fascinating…but it’s a lot of walking, and we’re on holiday!), then there’s ...
  • Navigating the World’s Chessboard in Colombia @wesaidgotravel
    2014.04.13 — At the border between Colombia and Ecuador, there lies a cemetery so beautiful that they say it invites one to die. A place where sculpted green giants and doves watch over rows of flowers like Mother Earth’s sentries. I wander between the head ...
  • Smoke Detectors and Panini Stickers: Dirty Gritty Pretty Bogota @richardmccoll
    2014.04.11 — Sometimes I wish I had an office job so that I could swing in a rotating chair, heave my feet … Continue reading » The post Smoke Detectors and Panini Stickers: Dirty Gritty Pretty Bogota appeared first on Richard McColl.
  • Why Medellin is a great place to live @TheTravelingDut
    2014.04.11 — For years I wanted to visit Medellin. I had heard so much about this city. January 2014 the day had finally arrived, as I touched down at Jos?? Mar??a C??rdova International Airport with a few friends. The following month I discovered what all the ta ...
  • Colombian Countdown to Brazil: Panini World Cup Stickers @seecolombia
    2014.04.11 —   With Brazil 2014 fast approaching, and Colombia gracing the tournament for the first time since 1998, See Colombia is going to be examine this year’s World Cup from every possible (Colombian) angle in the coming weeks and months. So for ...
  • The Cali Zoo: Explore Colombia’s Wonderful Wildlife @seecolombia
    2014.04.09 —   Of all the stunning attractions that Colombia has to offer; snow-capped Andean peaks, verdant tropical rainforest, palm-fringed Caribbean beaches; the one I’m about to write about may seem a bit unlikely. However, the Cali Zoo is a wonde ...
  • Top 5 Things to do in Cali @seecolombia
    2014.04.08 —   I just came back from a brilliant weekend visit to Cali, my first time in the lovely southern Colombian city. I am thoroughly converted to Cali’s charms, and can’t wait to go back. But for now, to satisfy those urges, and encourage ...
  • Travel Memories of Colombia: A Groovy Night at Caf?? Gourmet, San Andres @TravelContent
    2014.04.08 — STORY BY BOB SCHULMAN You’re in a colorfully seedy cafe on a little Caribbean island. Homies are sitting around beat-up tables gulping down a kind of fish stew… at other tables, visiting divers are guzzling rum-and-cokes while swapping t ...
  • Photo Essay: Scenes from Popay??n, Colombia @girlunstoppable
    2014.04.07 — It’s only been a few hours since I left Cali, but the big city feels far away as I arrive in Popayan on a quiet Sunday afternoon. I’ve reserved a quaint little hostel room that’s decorated in shades of blue and overlooks the main sq ...
  • 5 things you -perhaps- didn’t know you could do in Medellin. @seecolombia
    2014.04.07 — How does the experience of a destination change when the trip is taken with good friends with very different tastes and interests? We guessed ‘a lot,’ but we wanted to give it a try. Therefore, when Toya Viudes from ‘Colombia de una ...
  • Colombia: Is it something in the jeans? Banana Skin Flip Flops
    2014.04.06 — I’m a tall woman and, depending on the proximity of chocolate cake and opportunities for wine consumption, a slim one. In fact, I was so skinny as a teenager they used to call me “sticky” instead of Vicki and wondered if I would eve ...
  • Top 10 Places to Visit in Colombia @DiscoveringIce
    2014.04.03 — Colombia is stunningly beautiful, great fun and an amazing place to visit as a traveller or backpacker. However, as it’s such a large country, planning a trip there can be overwhelming, with so many options for places to see and things to do. ...

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