- MedellinFinished my spanish lessons last Friday which I was quite happy to do so. I had 2 teachers for my private lessons; one was excellent and the other not quite so, so a week was enough. And obviously I'm pretty Posted by adohow in Chasing Hot Air | Jan 28, 2015
- Bordercrossing Ecuador to Columbia...So we had read a lot about the border crossing into Columbia and reading some blogs you can really get the impression of going into the most dangerous part of Southamerica. Despite all doubts and with aslight hangover from La Posted by PEANUTSONTHERUN in Southamerica on a shoestring | Jan 26, 2015
- Jan 23 - CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA
The view across Cartagena Bay to the Bocagrande section of the city
A phot Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 6 | Jan 24, 2015
- Jan 22 - SANTA MARTA, COLOMBIA
The ship's forward camera is always available to be seen on our cabin TV - in case we forget where we are and what day it is!
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/ Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 6 | Jan 23, 2015
- y así comienza...Just under 2 weeks in to my year off and I find myself with the time and inclination to start blogging...
Its been a fairly un-eventful 2 weeks. I landed in Bogota exhausted after a casual few leaving drinks in London, Posted by adohow in Chasing Hot Air | Jan 19, 2015
- Carnaval de Negros y BlancosThe Carnaval de Negros y Blancos is held annually throughout the province of Nariño in southwestern Colombia the first week of January.
The roots of this festival date to pre-Columbian times when the Quillacingas, the people native to this area, held Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Jan 18, 2015
- My last few weeks in ColombiaSo as those who I speak to regularly already know, lately I have been quite bored. I think I miss working and had gotten quite used to it up in the mountains. Also, I have already travelled and seen this Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Jan 9, 2015
- PopayánPopayán is today the capital of the Cauca department in southwestern Colombia but in colonial days it was the most important stoping off point on the long trek from Cartagena to Quito. Founded in January 1537 by Sebastián de Benalcázar, Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Jan 4, 2015
- MerengónColombia has more types of fruit than any other country in the world so it's to be expected that Colombians are quite inventive when it comes to using fruit. Merengón combines a baked egg meringue that is then covered with Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Jan 2, 2015
- Colombian Fruit and FoodsBoasting a size of less than one percent of the Earth's land mass, Colombia is the world's second most biodiverse country on the planet after Brazil, a country that is seven times larger. Biologically, this country that occupies the northwest Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Dec 28, 2014
- A Trip Across Colombia In October 2014, I travelled with a friend by land across the western fringe of Colombia beginning in Cali in the southwestern corner of the country and ending up on the Caribbean coast in the historic city of [[http://www.cartagena-indias.com|Cartagena d Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Dec 27, 2014
- Things I have learned on the road
6 months away from home. I think it's the longest time in one trip, that I have ever been away from New Zealand on my own, or possibly ever. Maybe because I am over the h Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Dec 20, 2014
- Alumbrado de CaliAlong the Río Cali river walk that divides this Andean city of almost three million, the city's municipal government puts up an annual display of unbelievable proportions and singular beauty with over two million light bulbs drawing thousands of visitors Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Dec 16, 2014
- Finding my wayThe last couple of months have gone both fast and slow. I have officially hit the 6 month traveling mark, it’s Christmas and New Year season (and you can’t walk a metre without being reminded of this in Colombia!), Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Dec 13, 2014
- The Market in Silvia, CaucaNestled in a broad valley at 2620 m (not quite 8.500 feet) in the Central Cordillera of the Colombian Andes, the small town Silvia in the Cauca department (province) offers an idyllic respite from the hustle & bustle of much Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Dec 10, 2014
- All Things Christmas in Cali, ColombiaEl Centro, the downtown area of Cali, Colombia, the country's third largest city, plays host six days a week to a cacophonous bazaar of sundry goods from clothing to food to every electrical item imaginable to beautiful artisanal creations. This Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Dec 6, 2014
- Cartagena and Getting there.Now im not really sure how to use this yet but im sure ill get the hang of it so bare with me if its a mess at first.
The day finally arrived. We packed everything we thought we would need Posted by aaronlawes in Aaron and Mel | Nov 29, 2014
- What's Colombia Really Like?These four ladies live in Panamá and took advantage of a low fare on COPA to visit Colombia for the first time. Here are their impressions. Filmed at Café del Museo de Antioquia at Parque Botero in Medellín Colombia.
[video provider=youtube Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Nov 9, 2014
- Cooking à la CharlesAs cooking endeavors go, this is my favorite way to cook: go to the market and buy what's fresh. I had settled on seafood and bought two types of octopus, a whole fresh fish, mussels and tiger prawns. Other ingredients Posted by Charles Lemos in Have iPad Will Travel | Nov 8, 2014
- life isn't always sweeto burritoThere have been times on this adventure, when not all is perfect. There are times when the tears fall as hard as the Bogotá rain, times when I feel completely lost and alone. For the most part, I am living Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Nov 7, 2014
- Northern Colombia Arriving in Barranquilla (in Northern Colombia) was a rather disorienting experience. My body wasn't sure whether to acclimatize to the thick, hot, humid air of the north, the heavily air-conditioned air of the airport Posted by jakegambling in Jake Gambling's Great Adventure | Nov 4, 2014
- News from the road.SPE Board meeting in Cartagena, ColombiaIt is a real honor to be selected to serve as a President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. I joined the SPE in 1975 as a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma where I earned my M.Sc. in Posted by fracmeister in SPE President Travels | Jun 25, 2014
- Colombia Colombia... Where do I begin? This is a country that contrasts surprisingly sharply with the Guatemalan lifestyle I had begun to grow accustomed to. Just to give a few examples, supermarkets are commonplace, the majority Posted by jakegambling in Jake Gambling's Great Adventure | Oct 25, 2014
- How within 24 hours, I knew I was back in Colombia
1. James is all over every single television
2. Someone said 'que bacano parce' after I told a story
3. Salsa and Bachata is on every single radio station (if it isn't Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Oct 22, 2014
- Meet them..==Hello!!== My name is Daniela Millan and I am from Colombia. I had an awesome experience in Michigan two years ago and I’m here to tell you about it. Everyone likes traveling and getting to know new places and people.. Posted by Danielamillan in Traveling Michigan | Sep 18, 2014