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  • Colombia with Kids – Parque Arvi @seecolombia
    2014.10.23 —   One of my favorite things to do with kids (or aunts, uncles, friends, anyone really) in??Medellin is to take the metrocable to Parque Arvi. This day trip will take you from the??most urban to the most rural areas of Medellin, and give you a wh ...
  • Colombian Currency Explained @seecolombia
    2014.10.21 —   For people new to Colombia one of the first big challenges can be getting used to the new currency: how much is each bill and coin worth; which is especially valuable and which is pocket change; who is that guy with the excellent mustache on t ...
  • Barichara: “The Prettiest Town in Colombia” @seecolombia
    2014.10.20 —   “The prettiest town in Colombia” it’s been called. A compact little hillside town on a hot plateau; all whitewashed houses, cobbled streets and red-tiled roofs. A National Monument dating all the way back to the Spanish conqu ...
  • Popayan and Sylvia, Colombia @rschuckman
    2014.10.18 — We had gotten kind of used to getting quickly around and through the little Central American countries. Colombia is big, though, and we endured two days of bus travel to get to Popayan. After Popayan it was another day to Pasto and three hours to the ...
  • Bogota, Colombia @rschuckman
    2014.10.18 — We made short work of Colombia. By “short work” I don’t mean to short change the country. It just wasn’t our intention to stay long. If you’ve been reading along, you know it cost less than half to fly there from the US ...
  • Do you say Cali? A Modern Mother
    2014.10.18 — The first time I heard the apocopation??Cali I cringed. I almost broke London etiquette and corrected the offenders??on the tube. They had smart Prada bags, looked??like they were in PR, and were discussing a recent trip to “Cali”. Erm, n ...
  • New Wave Coffee Culture in Colombia @seecolombia
    2014.10.17 — I love coffee…I mean really adore it. I don’t need it to function (I don’t think I am in denial but who knows), but I genuinely love the flavor, the custom, the warmth. Well what better place to be living than the country that prod ...
  • This Is Colombia: A Caribbean Coast Adventure @huffposttravel
    2014.10.14 — The word "Colombia" doesn't exactly bring to mind colonial buildings dripping in bougainvillea or snow white beaches lapped by turquoise water. But that's exactly what you'll find on the Caribbean coast of this South American country, long devoid of ...
  • De Cartagena a La Guajira: El Caribe Colombiano en Fotos @seecolombia
    2014.10.13 — Para muchos viajar al caribe Colombiano consiste en caminar las impecables calles de Cartagena y quiz??s visitar el Parque Nacional Tayrona. La costa caribe colombiana, sin embargo, es una de las regiones mas variadas del pa??s y es riqu??sima en cul ...
  • When You Go Back to Bogota @girlunstoppable
    2014.10.12 — This is what it looks like to leave the Tatacoa Desert. Take it all in, because today you’re going back to Bogota. Back to the city, out of nothingness, back to the urban sprawl. Then back to California. But wait, before you go home, thereR ...
  • 5 Things I Now Know From Living in Colombia @seecolombia
    2014.10.10 — So last week I shared my top tips about the things I wish I would have known before coming to live in Colombia. But it is nice to have some surprises, right? In fact, most of my favorite experiences in Colombia so far have come about while learning o ...
  • Top 5 Sunny Escapes from Bogota @seecolombia
    2014.10.09 —   Well, it seems the Bogota weather curse has returned with a vengeance! After what seemed like months of pretty respectable weather by the Colombian capital’s standards, the rain is falling in buckets again. I’d almost forgotten wha ...
  • Missteps: Colombia Without High Heels @GeeCassandra
    2014.10.05 — “Cassandra, I am going to tell you something very special,” Andres’ dad announced. I was sitting at the breakfast table with Andres’ family, nestled in a wicker chair and shaded... The post Missteps: Colombia Without High Heel ...
  • Cartagena, Colombia @wdunlap
    2014.10.03 — Cartagena, Colombia (4/14/2009 and 6/19-26/2014)Beautiful Streets of Cartagena, ColombiaCartagena is a beautifully restored Spanish colonial city – possibly one of the best and in South America. You should plan a visit!Five years ago we visited ...
  • 5 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Coming to Colombia @seecolombia
    2014.10.03 —   Now feeling at home here in Colombia, it??s funny to reflect back on the moment I arrived here in with little clue of what to expect. Let??s just say I was quite surprised by a whole bunch of things – new life, landscapes, the big city o ...
  • Travel to Colombia FAQs @gomadnomad
    2014.10.02 — Colombia is fast becoming one of South America’s best travel destinations. Picturesque landscapes, Caribbean beaches, snowcapped mountains, ancient ruins, and the friendliest people you’ll ever meet, this country is a true gem for travele ...
  • How to get fat in COLOMBIA @piggybackrideaz
    2014.10.01 — Colombian cuisine blends flavors and cooking traditions of Spanish, African, Middle Eastern and Asian origin. As you travel around the more »
  • Colombian Coffee Triangle: An Introduction @seecolombia
    2014.09.30 —   At this moment Colombia contains 6 UNESCO Cultural Heritage sites; one of those is the Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia, which was declared a World Heritage site in 2011. UNESCO describes it as “an exceptional example of a sustainab ...

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