- Bogota and aroundSo our last day in Peru was pretty uneventful - though we did see a dead turtle on the beach - it looked like it had just walked up and was sitting there, but on further observation its shell was Posted by VGH on tour in South America | May 25, 2016
- Taganga, Palomino, Tayrona, Our Resort - ColombiaTaganga
After just a quick 25 minute taxi over the hill to a small little village we were already in our next destination... Taganga. We had heard that it recently became over run with tourists and the once nice and tranquil Posted by CodyAngela in Our adventure | May 8, 2016
- colombiaThe cities people usually hit are Cartagena, Cali, Bogota, Medellin, and Santa Marta.
I ran out of time to get to here, but it's supposed to have beautiful architecture and I’ve heard Playa Grande is a sweet place to stay for Posted by scampyyy in south america | Mar 31, 2015
- Colombia: Medellín==Medellín==
Medellín is a truly beautiful, diverse, friendly and fascinating city!
I had a truly amazing time here; made great new friends, danced, explored and learned a great deal abou Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Apr 28, 2016
- Salento, ColombiaWe were quite excited to leave Cali knowing our bus journey would only be 4-5 hours long... so short compared to all of our previous trips. So we had a great nights sleep, woke up early for breakfast, and made Posted by CodyAngela in Our adventure | Apr 8, 2016
- Colombia: Day trip to Villa de Lleyva
Villa de Lleyva is a stunning cultural centre, with very romantic setting and atmosphere.
I imagine it's very busy for Valentines day!
There is a myriad of amazing restaurants, wi Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Mar 25, 2016
- Colombia: Day trip to Zipaquíra==Zipaquíra and Catedral de Sal==
This was one of my most interesting stops in Colombia.
At some stage the salt mines in the mountains just outside of Bogotá were converted into an enormo Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Mar 19, 2016
- Colombia: Santander (Bucaramanga and San Gil)==Satander==
To get you started, here is a video of my highlight in Santander:
The state of Satander is marvellous!
The Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Mar 18, 2016
- por colombia[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/814945/90_image.jpg thumb=http://photos.tra Posted by Proyectomundo in Mundo 2016 | Mar 16, 2016
- Colombia: Parque Tayrona==Parque Tayrona==
....is a stunning, well preserved national park with awesome terrain; stunning beaches, and a chance to camp under the stars amongst other intrepid travellers and local famili Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Mar 15, 2016
- Colombia: Barranquilla Carnaval==En Barranquilla me quedo...==
Just outside of Barranquilla's main stadium is an enormous statue of Salsa legend Joe Arroyo..
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/431841/joearroyo.jpg Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Mar 13, 2016
- Panamaniacs!Panamanians you ask? Typo you say? No! I was just doing a tedious link to the Anamaniacs:
So Panama. Finally arrived in this haven of legal money and strong extradition laws to stay with Linda and Leon.
Posted by WrightA in The Ramblings of Sheltered Traveller | Mar 17, 2016
- Colombia: Bogotá==Bogotá==
Bogotá is the third biggest city in South America after Sao Paolo and Lima.
... and it feels vast!
Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Mar 7, 2016
- Colombia: Cali==The Capital of Salsa==
To get you started, here is a video I put together of snippets I recorded at concerts, conventions and Salsatecas in Cali:
Cali, Colombia is widely (and aptly) known as th Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Mar 2, 2016
- Santa Marta, Cartegena & Impressions of ColombiaTHIS IS OUR LAST BLOG ENTRY FOR COLOMBIA.
We departed Medellin and flew north to Santa Marta, located on the Caribbean coastline of Colombia.
Santa Marta was founded Posted by janejoe in Colombia | Feb 24, 2016
- Medellin, 2nd Largest City in ColombiaWe departed Barichara and drove to the airport near Bucaramanga where we then flew to Medellin.
We departed Barichara and drove to the airport near Bucharimanga where we then flew to Medellin. Posted by janejoe in Colombia | Feb 24, 2016
- Historic Salt Cathedral and Colonial Towns North of Bogota==Historic Salt Cathedral and Colonial Towns North of Bogota==
We departed Tierradentro, drove back to Nieva and flew to Bogota for one night prior to departing northward.
==Historic Sa Posted by janejoe in Colombia | Feb 24, 2016
- San Agustin & Tierradentro - UNESCO World Heritage SitesAfter our time in the capital of Bogota, we flew southwest to Nieva.
Just north of the city of Nieva is the Tatacoa Desert, where we did a short tour and walk Posted by janejoe in Colombia | Feb 24, 2016
- Bogota==Our Itinerary==
We begin our trip to Colombia in Bogota.
==Colombia (NOT Columbia!) - A “Little” History==
The territory of what is now Colombia was originally inhabited b Posted by janejoe in Colombia | Feb 16, 2016
- Colombia: Rodadero, Santa Marta, Barranquilla
It was time to move on from Cartagena and explore the rest of the Caribbean north.
I took the Marsol bus without h Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Jan 23, 2016
- Colombia: Cartagena==Arrival Colombia==
I left Central America full of great memories.... via Avianca and landed on the sunny shores/airport of tropical Cartagena.
Luckily I had bought a bus ticket to Ecuador Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Jan 13, 2016
- ColombiaSince the start of the adventure
Hours on bus 129.5 hours
Hours on plane 30.5 hours
Hours in train no change
Phils injury count: Jelly fish sting on arm while fly boarding. Drew substantial amount of blood from thumb from handling Posted by PhilR in Randerlams on Tour | Jan 2, 2016
- Big changes in ColombiaWe arrived in Medellin and immediately got a bus to the local tourist weekend getaway Guatapé (the airport is actually about halfway between the cities, being 1 hour from each). We only had one night in Guatapé and loved the Posted by nzdora in Team Dora explore Latin America | Dec 30, 2015
- Caribbean ColombiaI'm not sure who did the town planning in Cartagena in 1533, but I don't like them. It takes an hour and a half by bus to get from town to the bus station - without traffic (and with wild Posted by nzdora in Team Dora explore Latin America | Dec 14, 2015
- Colombia 101[left][/left]We arrived in the main Bogota airport and spent about an hour getting various directions to find the person seeking bus cards to leave the airport. When we finally tracked her down (the second time, as the first she didn't Posted by nzdora in Team Dora explore Latin America | Dec 11, 2015