Day Tour From Bogotá: Salt Cathedral and Guatavita

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15 February 2017

Day Tour From Bogotá: Salt Cathedral and Guatavita

A day tour out of Bogotá, Colombia is the perfect opportunity to leave the bustle of the city and soak up the views of rolling mountains and charming colonial towns. I happily joined Uncover Colombia’s tour of the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral and Guatavita. Here’s the rundown of the day:

Uncover Colombia Interview: Mark Kennedy – Canadian in Colombia

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08 February 2017

Uncover Colombia Interview: Mark Kennedy – Canadian in Colombia

Mark Kennedy lives in Colombia because of a fateful coin toss. While backpacking around South America, Mark enjoyed visiting Peru and Colombia. But when it came time to decide which country he would call his new home, he couldn’t decide.

Interesting Tidbits About Colombian Culture

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25 January 2017

Interesting Tidbits About Colombian Culture

It’s difficult to describe the culture of an entire country. No one wants to be pigeonholed based on their nationality or the butt of some tired stereotype. This post about culture in Colombia isn’t meant to overgeneralize a population of very different people. Instead, I’m going to share my cultural observations based on living in Colombia as a foreigner:

Why Colombia is an Interesting Destination for British Tourists

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16 January 2017

Why Colombia is an Interesting Destination for British Tourists

Thanks to Colombia's peace treaty, and various travel companies such as Lonely Planet recommending the country as a destination for 2017, over the past two years Colombia has seen a 16% increase in the number of tourists visiting the country (and the number of tourists is set to increase further over the next few years). Colombia is an ideal destination for British travellers to visit in 2017: the landscapes, food, people, exchange rate and the variety of activities on offer means that it has something for everyone.

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