Night of the Candles – the start of Christmas celebrations in Colombia.

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11 December 2014

Night of the Candles – the start of Christmas celebrations in Colombia.

December 8th is the Catholic celebration of the Immaculate Conception and is a national holiday in Colombia. On the eve before this holiday, Colombians celebrate La Noche de las Velitas. The Night of the Candles is one of the most traditional festivals in Colombia and marks the beginning of Christmas cheer in the country.

Tayrona National Park – A Natural Paradise in Colombia

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03 December 2014

Tayrona National Park – A Natural Paradise in Colombia

If I could spend more time in any one location in Colombia I would most definitely choose the secluded Tayrona National Park on the stunning northern coast of Colombia.

Uncover Colombia: 5-minute Street Interview with a Traveller

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01 December 2014

Uncover Colombia: 5-minute Street Interview with a Traveller

We met Geoff Birchenall, an English traveller in La Candelaria, Downtown Bogota where he was shopping for Colombian football shirts...

Colombia with the kids: Off-the-beaten-track attractions to add to your itinerary

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20 November 2014

Colombia with the kids: Off-the-beaten-track attractions to add to your itinerary

With the introduction of Avianca's direct flights from London to Bogota and numerous easy hop routes from North America, Colombia is fast becoming a hit destination for families in search of a memorable family adventure away from the usual school break package holidays and all inclusive Disney resorts.

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