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Cartagena, Columbia

2019-12-29T17:55:52-08:00October 20th, 2019|Columbia|

Warm, humid and bursting at the seams with art and music, Cartagena is a vibrant seaside town.  It has a very Caribbean feel - totally different from Bogotá and Medellin.

Medellin, Columbia

2019-12-12T20:33:00-08:00October 17th, 2019|Columbia|

Before coming to Columbia, we never thought of Medellin unless it was followed by "drug cartel", but it's so much more than what we saw on the "Narcos" TV series.  We thought we'd educate ourselves [...]

Armenia, Columbia

2019-12-10T21:50:18-08:00October 15th, 2019|Columbia|

Armenia is in the coffee axis of Columbia.  Remember, Columbia is lush and green, wonderful for growing cocaine and marijuana.  Locals were not thrilled at the prospect of planting coffee in the late 90's, because [...]

Bogotá, Columbia

2019-12-10T19:41:52-08:00October 13th, 2019|Columbia|

Bogotá, Colombia, doesn’t always give gringo travelers the greatest first impression.  The high altitude (8,660 ft.) creates frequent grey and dreary skies, and the weather is reliably chilly.  Tourism is still a novelty here - [...]