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Chasing Waterfalls in Putumayo, Colombia: Practical Guide

The <i>selva</i> (jungle) at the foothill of the Andes is friendlier and kinder than the dark, wet, sweltering guts of Amazonas, or so they say. Mocoa, the …

Way of the Wayuu

By David Taggart & Rich Marin // For centuries the indigenous Wayuu have lived with their goats on the arid La Guajira peninsula. Today, changing …

A guide to Monguí: The most beautiful village in Boyacá

If you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Bogotá, you could do worse than the ‘most beautiful village in Boyacá.’ Monguí, former winner …

Working the coffee fields of Colombia

Working the coffee fields of Colombia – The story of a Juan Valdez wannabe<p>As most people that make their way to Salento, I too am absolutely addicted …

The Town that Coffee Built – Salamina, Colombia

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Colombia Coffee Farm Tour in Salento

I love coffee. Having lived in the Bay Area for the past seven years <i>(minus the past year of backpacking)</i>, I can safely say I’m a coffee snob. I’m not …

Inside Colombia’s hottest new restaurant where the inmates of a women’s prison are in charge

Visitors are flocking to a new gourmet restaurant in Cartagena with a difference; it’s located inside the San Diego women’s prison and the inmates in pink turbans cook and serve the food.<p>Restaurante Interno opened in December and has already attracted a strong turnout in the tourist town. Visitors …

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Colombia Travel: Trekking to the Lost City

Last month, I finally did one of the trekking adventures I’ve always wanted to experience in Colombia: the hike to Ciudad Perdida (meaning the Lost …

How to find cheap flights to Colombia

I received a Facebook message last week about how to find cheap flights to Colombia, so I thought I’d write a helpful little post for anyone else …

Learning Colombian Spanish slang

<b>Day 208: Bogota, Colombia</b><p>Tomorrow is the last day of my two month visa in Colombia and I’m moving on. When I first arrived in Colombia I was very …

The Cats of Cali - Gatos Del Rio

The Cats of Cali – Gatos Del Rio<p>Last Updated:<p>It shouldn’t surprise you that Hannah found her way to the giant Cat exhibit in Cali Colombia named …

Saints and Satchels – Jericó, Colombia

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Walking From Barichara to Guane on the Camino Real

We just came back from an intense month-long road trip around Colombia. For this journey, we visited many of the country’s most popular spots and did …

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Things to do in Cartagena Colombia

Surprisingly this was my first trip to Colombia; for some reason South America hadn’t demanded my attention yet in my travels. I was eager to leave …

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Bogota Botanical Garden

For Jueves Santo (Maundy Thursday), we had gorgeous weather by Bogota‘s standard. It was the perfect afternoon to go for a ride through the city’s …