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Cartagena

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No dia 23/01/15 chegamos em Cartagena de Índias ou simplesmente Cartagena. Situada no norte da Colômbia, na costa caribenha, essa cidade com cerca de 1 milhão de habitantes é a quinta maior cidade colombiana e um dos mais importantes portos…
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Hacienda Venecia

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Hacienda Venecia sits in a valley of the Colombian coffee region. We camped there two nights and were given an excellent tour of the coffee plantation including a coffee history lesson, roasting and tasting session. The red and white buildings…
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Medellin

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Após nossa visita à Hacienda Napoles, chegamos ontem (20/01/15) à segunda cidade mais importante da Colômbia, Medellin. Com cerca de 3 milhões e 700 mil habitantes em sua região metropolitana, essa cidade é enorme e vibrante, com prédios modernos e…
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Hacienda Nápoles

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Tristemente, a história que nós estrangeiros conhecemos desse incrível país está intimamente ligada ao narcotráfico e à violência, tanto que muitas pessoas têm receio de viajar à Colômbia por achar que serão mortas ou sequestradas ao sair do aeroporto. Comigo…
Christian and the group over at BOGOTA GRAFFITI led a 2.5 hour tour around the La Calendaria district, explaining the history of street art in Bogota and the unique position artists here have with it not being 'technically' illegal, but not&n...

Bogota Graffiti Tour

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Christian and the group over at BOGOTA GRAFFITI led a 2.5 hour tour around the La Calendaria district, explaining the history of street art in Bogota and the unique position artists here have with it not being ‘technically’ illegal, but not always without…
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Bogotá

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No sábado (17/01/15)  chegamos à capital da Colômbia. O caminho continua sendo um sobe e desce intenso com curvas que não acabam mais, local perfeito para uma pedalada – não? Nós já estivemos em Bogotá outras vezes, mas não poderíamos…
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O Café Colombiano

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No dia 13/01/15 saímos de Popayan para conhecer a zona cafeeira da Colômbia. Escolhemos a cidade de Salento, que fica próximo ao Valle de Cocora e é considerada a mais antiga (foi fundada em 1850) e, provavelmente, a menor cidade…
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Medellin

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The days we spent in Medellin were more about relaxing and hanging out with our friend Jeff than about exploring. We did manage to stop drinking Bogota Beer long enough to see a few awesome things though! The Festival of…
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A Caminho de Popayán

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Em nossa primeira parada na Colômbia ficamos em um hotel muito agradável. Lá conhecemos o gentil e atencioso proprietário do hotel Patrice e a família do Ernesto Vila Mejía de Ibagué – Colômbia. Ficamos um bom tempo batendo papo enquanto …
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Notícias de Colômbia

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Olá amigos. Escrevemos de Chia, uma pequena cidade ao norte de Bogotá – Colômbia. Quem está nos recebendo por aqui é o nosso amigo colombiano Julian Rodriguez que conhecemos no Brasil há mais de uma ano atrás quando ele realizava…
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Bienvenido a Colombia

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Hoje (12/01/15) entramos no oitavo país dessa viagem rumo ao Alasca e último país da América do Sul, a Colômbia. Cruzamos pelo Paso Fronterizo Puente Internacional de Rumichaca, que separa a cidade de Tulcán no Equador da cidade de Ipiales…
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Driving into the Abyss

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It’s an hour until sunset and we are late. We can see the truck ahead of us but the mountain fog is thick enough to mask the three other trucks in front. We’ve been averaging 20km/h for the past hour…
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Es un poco complicado…

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With our somewhat scary encounter with the armed, uniformless men behind us, our next stop was to be the Tatacoa Desert, an arid but beautiful landscape in Southern Colombia. We decided to take the more direct route in which turned…
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Adventures on Colombian Roads

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The aging Kenworth shuddered to a stop in front of us amid groaning steel and the venting of high-pressure air. A kid, no more than 14, stood in the middle of the hairpin turn holding his hand up to tell…
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Zona Cafetera

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After a fun day at the science museum, we drove to a small town about 2 hours outside of Bogotá to do some volunteer work. What San Javier lacks in size it more than makes up for in hospitality. Angela…
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Bogotá

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We’re not big city fans to begin with, and combine that with driving a large, ungainly vehicle and Bogotá’s (well deserved) reputation for horrible traffic, and we almost decided to skip the city altogether. In the end we decided to…
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One day in our Colombian life

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It is a Sunday in October. Back home the leaves are turning into beautiful colors in homage to the Autumn season. Kids are getting ready for Halloween and are preparing their Halloween costumes. Oh how I miss Fall! We have…
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Exploring Villa de Leyva

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After having been on the road for a couple of weeks, we needed to find a spot to rent a house for a month so I could work to pay the bills and so Quinn could play Minecraft. We’ve found…

Budget: Colombia

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Camp Site List: Colombia

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All of these campsites (and more) are available over on iOverlander.com Navy Museum Parking lot Date Visited: 07/01/2014Location: 10.42125, -75.55278 (Altitude: -20 feet) Parked here for a night. Secure and just enough room to maneuver our rig.Internet: No…
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Hot-dog juice anyone?

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We left the national park / amusement park around mid-afternoon on Thursday, and made it to the town on San Gil later that afternoon. We spent two nights there catching up on grocery shopping and enjoying the pool at the…
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Getting to know Colombia

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After a few long and frustrating days dealing with shipping bureaucracies we were very excited to finally have our van back.We spent another couple of days doing some sightseeing in Cartagena before departing.We visited an old Spanish fort…

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