TOP 11 PLACES TO VISIT IN COLOMBIA
Colombia is twice the size of Texas. Within its borders, one can find Caribbean beaches, hot deserts, a modern cityRead more.
WE ABSOLUTELY LOVED THE MEDELLIN AREA
COMUNA 13, MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA
“A friend of mine, when he was a child, he walked out the front door one morning and found a dead bodyRead more.
ON NOISE AND PEACE, ARVI PARK
We wanted to get an early start today, to get a full day at Arvi park. I was up byRead more.
VIOLENCE AND RESISTANCE: MEDELLIN
“In 1991 Medellin was the murder capital of the world, with a homicide rate of 381 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.” Read more.
BE SURE TO VISIT SOME OF OUR FAVORITE PLACES
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN COLOMBIA
As we teetered across a cable suspension bridge with missing boards and rotten connections between our feet, I held ontoRead more.
THE UNDISCOVERED JARDIN?
Jardín, Colombia only recently started to appear on guidebooks like Lonely Planet. In the past, only a few travelers have bloggedRead more.
DON’T MISS THE SPECTACULAR BEAUTY OF THE NORTH
I ATE AN ANT AND FLEW OFF A CLIFF
We had such a great time hanging out with Améliane and Iloa whom we met in Guadalupe. We were delightedRead more.
RIDING WITH CHICKENS ON A TAILGATE TO A HIDDEN GEM OF COLOMBIA
I sat squeezed into a truck bed equipped with tiny benches. The vinyl roof was stretched over the roll bars, withRead more.
THE VALLEY IN SHADOWS: VILLA DE LEYVA
A beautiful mountain range runs along the side of town. Behind our house, the mountains split and provide a glimpseRead more.
SPEND TIME ON THE COAST, OR TAKE A TRIP TO GUATAPE
CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA TO TAYRONA NATIONAL PARK
Cartagena is hot, I mean really hot, but it is still worth a visit. I need to remind Jen, my BFFRead more.
Tiny cobblestone streets wind through colorful shops and homes adorned with Zocalos, painted murals depicting traditional scenes. The narrow streets barelyRead more.
Some things in South America may feel strange at first. They are new, maybe not something you are used to, but after a while, they too can become normal.
WHEN THE STRANGE BECOMES NORMAL: SOUTH AMERICAN TRAVEL
The first time we see something new, it sometimes seems strange. Isolated groups of people often see the rest ofRead more.
Just a quick tip: Some places of lodging do not provide a towel, or they do at an extra cost. This lightweight microfiber towel is one of the things we are glad we packed for this trip.
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