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  • Colombian Cuisine @lostgirlsguide
    2014.07.25 — Colombian food is heavy??and hearty with lots of starches, meats, and sweets. It’s also very diverse and depends on the region you happen to be in. From fresh fish and lobster on the Caribbean coast to rolling coffee hills in the southern Zona ...
  • This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia @richardmccoll
    2014.07.25 — The story that will unfold in This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia, just seems all too … Continue reading » The post This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia appeared fi ...
  • The Two Escobars: Andr??s Escobar’s Vision of Colombia Thrives, 20 Years Later @rtwdave
    2014.07.24 — Two decades ago, the last time Colombia fielded a great national f??tbol team, the people here partied hard, like they did recently, only then it was based on anticipation. Colombia qualified for the 1994 World Cup in the United States by beating Ar ...
  • Bogota’s Teatro Col??n Reopens @seecolombia
    2014.07.22 —   The??Teatro de Crist??bal Col??n, in Bogota’s La Candelaria neighborhood, is finally reopening it’s (frankly massive) doors this week after being closed since 2008 for extensive renovations. The theatre, the oldest standing opera h ...
  • Colombian Independence Day: Top 5 Places to Visit @seecolombia
    2014.07.21 —   Yesterday, Colombia celebrated it’s Independence Day: on July 20th, 1810, independence was declared in Santa Fe de Bogota. The process was by no means easy; the Wars of Independence continued long after this date, and Colombia became par ...
  • Jenae Caught the Greenheart Travel Bug; from Italy to Colombia @greenhrttravel
    2014.07.18 — Cartagena, Colombia Our teacher, Jenae, is now teaching English in Cartagena, Colombia on her second Greenheart Travel program. She previously taught on our program in Piedmont, Italy as well! Get to know her a little, and her motivations for teachin ...
  • Colombia Music Friday: Pernett @seecolombia
    2014.07.18 —   Once again: it’s Friday! The weekend is upon, and even though Bogota’s weather is decidedly gloomy at the moment, we still think you all deserve some cheering up in anticipation of a fun Colombian weekend. So here’s some musi ...
  • The Summer of Colombian Slang @GeeCassandra
    2014.07.18 — Why is this the summer of Colombian slang? As I mentioned in my last post on cringe-worthy Spanish mistakes, to study??a language is to keep learning. And then, once you... The post The Summer of Colombian Slang appeared first on Gee, Cassandra.
  • Volunteer Visa: How to Get a TP-6 Visa to Volunteer in Colombia @rtwdave
    2014.07.18 — Planning, the joy and headache of every trip. Applying for a Visa can give you a pretty huge headache, no matter the type of Visa you want. Bureaucracy, tons of paperwork and the stress caused by the possibility of not getting it on time or at all do ...
  • Bogota’s Rock Al Parque Lineup Announced @seecolombia
    2014.07.17 —   This week the lineup for one onf Colombia’s biggest music festivals was announced; Rock al Parque takes place every year in Parque Simon Bolivar, along with Jazz al Parque, Hip-Hop al Parque and Salsa al Parque. Although, as I’ve s ...
  • Colombia Win Golden Boot and FIFA Fair Play Award @seecolombia
    2014.07.15 —   When I put together a post last week celebrating Colombia’s remarkable progress in the Brazil 2014 World Cup, I really though that would be the last time I wrote about the tournament for See Colombia (expect maybe for some misty-eyed ret ...
  • Crepes & Waffles: Colombia’s French-Style Cr??perie @rtwdave
    2014.07.15 — Ice cream selection Crepes & Waffles is one of the most famous international restaurants in Medell??n. They have??restaurants in nine countries and 77 in Colombia. Ask anybody where the closest Crepes & Waffles is and most will know how to ge ...
  • My Placement in La Salada, Colombia @greenhrttravel
    2014.07.13 — This past week we finally got to visit our SENA center, where we will be working for the next 6 months. Thankfully, I am pleased to say that I could not be more happy with my placement. When I first heard that I would be placed in La Salada, I had no ...
  • Hotel Boutique Don Pepe: a splendid stay in Santa Marta, Colombia @piggybackrideaz
    2014.07.13 — Some hotels manage to transport you into another world from the moment you cross their doors. Hotel Boutique Don Pepe, more »
  • Outside the Walled City- The Real Cartagena @greenhrttravel
    2014.07.12 — Today marks the one week anniversary of our time in Cartagena which slowly chips away at our 6 month stay here. These past 7 days have been a whirlwind and I can already tell that my time in Colombia is going to slip away before I know it. Our journe ...
  • The World Cup of Colombia Memes @seecolombia
    2014.07.11 —   The World Cup will end on Sunday with the final game between Germany and Argentina in the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. It’s been an amazing tournament, full of entertainment and excitement, particularly for fans of Colombia. It was a grea ...
  • 2 Week Colombian Itinerary: Caribbean Coast @seecolombia
    2014.07.10 —   Over the next few weeks we will be writing a series of posts containing sample 2 week Colombian holiday itineraries (including??additional activities for those with 3 weeks or a month); these itineraries are designed to give readers an idea of ...
  • Bogota & Beyond: The Septima Challenge @seecolombia
    2014.07.09 —   On Sunday I was kindly invited to take part in the latest venture from Bogota-based travel company, Bogota & Beyond: the Septima Challenge. For those of you unfamiliar with the Septima (7ma from hereon in), it is the name for Bogota’ ...
  • Surreal Wax Palm Trees Against Dramatic Sky, Cocora Valley, #Colombia (#Photo of the Day) #nature @chickybus
    2014.07.08 — The palma de cera, wax palm tree (ceroxylon quindiuense), is Colombia’s national tree and a beautiful sight to see! They’re found in the high-altitude Cocora Valley, located near the town of Salento, in the department of Quindio. This is ...
  • 10 things I’m missing about Colombia @seecolombia
    2014.07.08 —   I’d been working and living in Colombia for an amazing five months when I came to the end of my work contract and had to return to the grey and soggy UK. It was great to be back with all my home comforts. I’ve been guzzling down Ca ...

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