The festival of the donkey in San Antero

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18 March 2013

The festival of the donkey in San Antero

It is a little known fact that, in Colombia, there are more festivals and carnivals than days in the calendar. As a traditionally catholic country, each town has its own festivities in which certain days are consecrated to the Virgin or a particular patron saint.

Colombian Food is Not “Mexican Food”

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11 March 2013

Colombian Food is Not “Mexican Food”

Many people wrongly assume that Colombian food is the same as Mexican food. I often get the question, “Do you eat tacos and burritos in Colombia?” or “Is the food extremely spicy?”

Zipaquira: Beyond the salt cathedral

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06 March 2013

Zipaquira: Beyond the salt cathedral

If you happen to be in Bogota for business or pleasure and you have already explored the city, its museums, cultural heritage and gastronomic choices, it is time to leave the metropolis behind for a day trip and take advantage of the interesting mixture of destinations located outside the city where the landscapes and weathers change significantly from one place to the other.

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