Destinations in Colombia

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Minca Travel Guide

Minca is, a small village of about 600 people at an elevation of 650m in the Sierra Nevada above Santa Marta and home to waterfalls and an organic coffee plantation. Located about 20 miles south east from Santa Marta, with fresher nights, Minca is a peace of heaven where you want to stay a few […]

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Bogotá Travel Guide

Bogotá is a huge city, with a population of about 8.8 million people, Bogota sits approximately 2640m above sea level in the Colombian Andes region. Orientation is relatively easy, as the mountains to the east are generally visible from most parts of the city. Bogotá is a city of contrasts, and as such it offers […]

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Guatapé Travel Guide

Guatapé is a small, very pretty lakeside town in Eastern Antioquia, about 1.5 hours from Medellín, Colombia. The picturesque town of Guatapé is known as the Pueblo de Zócalos, named for the beautifully sculpted and painted depictions of village life that adorn the lower half of most buildings in the town center.

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Medellin Travel Guide

Medellín is the second largest city in Colombia. It has over 3 million people and is the capital of the department of Antioquia. It’s set in a valley running south to north just under one hour by plane from Bogotá. In 2013 Medellin was awarded the Innovative City of the Year by The Wall Street […]

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Salento Travel Guide

Salento is a sleepy little town in Quindío department, in the Zona Cafetera region of Colombia. On weekends and holidays, the town is flooded by tourists from Armenia and Pereira. Don’t miss the Valle de Cocora where grows Colombia’s national symbol, the 60 meters high wax palms. The landscape is surreal!

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Cali Travel Guide

Cali nicest cheerful nature is manifested in salsa, a Caribbean rhythm that is danced here among the sugarcane in its own unique way. In this city, nicknamed “Branch of Heaven,” the peaks of Cristo Rey, the hill of the Three Crosses, and the hills of San Antonio jut upwards from the plains that make up […]

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Palomino Travel Guide

Palomino is a town with a special character. The town itself is mainly a collection of houses near the main road. Here is where you can find the shops, bakeries, drugstores and restaurants in town. The real beauties of Palomino are the beaches, rivers and mountains. During your stay in Palomino, you may encounter indigenous […]

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Cabo de la Vela Travel Guide

Cabo de la Vela is a fisherman village in La Guajira. Cabo de La Vela remains off the beaten path for travelers who visit Colombia. This desert paradise is located in the La Guajira peninsula of Northern Colombia. It is a popular ecotourism destination of the Caribbean Region of Colombia.

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Riohacha Travel Guide

Riohacha is a city in Colombia. It is the capital of the department of La Guajira. It is located on the caribbean coast and the land behind the town is rather desertic. Riohacha is the entry point towards the peninsula of La Guajira, untouched by mass tourism.

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Taganga Travel Guide

Taganga is a small fishing village 5km north of Santa Marta at the Caribbean coast in Colombia. Taganga is a great and idyllic fishing village. Many tourists, local and international, visit this beautiful place every year. It has great charm and the surrounding attractions are plenty.

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Santa Marta Travel Guide

Santa Marta an important commercial port and tourist destination. Every day, there are cargo ships coming and going and the action is very much so visible. From the beach, the view of the Caribbean Sea is more or less to the west (beautiful sunsets) with a huge rock of an island jutting up out of […]

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Cartagena Travel Guide

Cartagena is a city in Bolivar, Colombia. The city was the first Spanish colony on the American continent and one of the first sanctuaries of freed African slaves in the Americas. It is currently populated by an ethnic mix representative of Colombia’s own variety. Cartagena, located on Colombia’s northern coast and facing the Caribbean Sea, […]

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