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Vibrant cities with soaring skyscrapers, elegant port towns cut by cobbled alleys and bougainvillea-shrouded balconies, spectacular national parks from tropical to heavenly-high-alpine, cruise boats, party buses, late-night salsa dancing and glorious shopping. This is Colombia we're talking about! On the surface, Colombia is a seemingly untroubled country. Media reports, however, still speak of coca fields, violent crime and kidnappings. Beyond the headlines is a thriving society with a rising middle class, some of the best health care and universities in South America, and improved security.

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We think this is where we stayed in Cartagena last time: by graynomadsusa, Views[53]
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Photos: Columbia March/April 2022

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 | By kirmily | Photo Gallery

Cartagena, Columbia
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The Columbian Caribbean Coast: Tayrona to Cartagena

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Views [271]

The Columbian Caribbean Coast  Tayrona National Park is perhaps the most famous park in the country and for good reason. The rainforest mountainsides roll down like waves of multi-hued greens to meet the whitewater waves of the sea. The Santa ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cities, history, museums, national park, towns

Photos: Cartagena

Fri, 17 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Tayrona National Park

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Photo Gallery

sea, rainforest, nature
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San Jose del Guaviare

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Views [218]

San Jose del Guaviare  San Jose del Guaviare is the capital of the Guaviare province and lies in the Orinoco Basin of the Amazonian Rainforest on the Guaviare River.  There is only one road into the town which crosses a bridge over the river ... Read more >

Tags: and river dolphins, petrogylphs, rainforest, savannah

Photos: San Jose del Guaviare

Sun, 12 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Photo Gallery

nature, rainforests, petroglyphs
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San Augustín

Thu, 9 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Views [190]

Had a short flight from Bogota to Pitalito on Satena, the airlines changed the flight schedule a couple of times, so if you are planning to go to San Augustín make sure you double and triple check the flight times with the airlines. I was met ... Read more >

Tags: archeological sites

Photos: Flora of San Augustín

Thu, 9 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Photo Gallery

high rainforest flora
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Photos: San Augustín

Thu, 9 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Photo Gallery

archeological sites
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Guatavita - El Dorado

Sun, 5 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Views [201]

El Dorado -La Laguna di Guatavita  One of the gold objects that I saw in the National Museum, and the one from which the photo didn’t come out, was an image of a prospective Muisca chieftain on a raft accompanied by priests. A larger copy ... Read more >

Tags: history, myths

Photos: Guatavita - El Dorado

Sun, 5 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Photo Gallery

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A Loop Through Andian Colonial Towns NE of Bogota

Sat, 4 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Views [260]

A Loop Through Andian Colonial Towns Northeast of Bogota  In the early morning I met my local guide, Jorge, and driver, Mario, for a loop trip of a few Colonial towns in the Andes northeast of Bogota. Normally I would either rent a car or take ... Read more >

Tags: colonial towns and andian landscapes

Photos: Tunja, Mongui and Lago de Tota

Sat, 4 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Photo Gallery

colonial towns and lake
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Photos: Zipaquira, Raquira, Villa de Leyva & Gachantiva

Fri, 3 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Photo Gallery

towns, countryside
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A November Day in Bogota

Wed, 1 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Views [185]

November Day in Bogota Arrived late at night, so I didn’t see much when I got in other than the lights on the top of the surrounding mountains.  The cab driver was kind enough to explain that they were the lights from the Virgin of Guadalupe ... Read more >

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