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Stories and Tips Colombia

Four city tour in Colombia

Written by Captains travels on 08 Nov, 2000

My trip started in Cali, Colombia. This was my second visit to Cali and I stayed at a private club located in the northern section of the city. The golf course there is very nice and well-maintained. Cali has some nice sections that look European.…Read More


Colombia

Written by roy on 25 Sep, 2000

We departed the next day to Colombia but did not quite make it to Cucuta. We took photos of the clouds below us at La Fria a really cold place. That night we stayed in San Cristobal Venezuela at the Military Hotel. It seems that…Read More


Getting Ready

Written by roy on 25 Sep, 2000

April 15, 1996 Folks, So many of our friends have asked us about our trip to South America we felt that a note from time to time would keep everyone abreast of the trip. The trip will be done in 8 legs or so each…Read More


Bogota

Written by roy on 25 Sep, 2000

The next day to Bogota. We had a little problem with air in the brakes and had it repaired at Auto Imperio in Bogota along with the cracked support they found to the right front spring. That steel plate is about 3/4 inches thick and…Read More


Getting Ready

Written by roy on 25 Sep, 2000

April 15, 1996 Folks, So many of our friends have asked us about our trip to South America we felt that a note from time to time would keep everyone abreast of the trip. The trip will be done in 8 legs or so each…Read More


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Guarapos...

Written by Whirlwind on 03 Dec, 2000

A wonderful experience when visiting any tropical Latin American country is guarapos--the squeezed juice of cane sugar. And don't worry about the brown color of this delicacy! Squeezed by hand or squeezed by small steam engine, guarapos is a refreshing experience. …Read More


Colombia for two weeks, PART III...

Written by Whirlwind on 03 Oct, 2000

My last night at the missionary compound I played cards with the family of a mission pilot who was out on duty. After a few hands the lights flickered, then died. The guerrillas had sabotaged several high voltage towers. 'In Guatemala,' I told my aunt…Read More


Colombia for two weeks, PART I...'Poison Darts'

Written by Whirlwind on 03 Oct, 2000

It was a cool, damp, fall-like but sunny morning the first time I buzzed into Bogota's Aeropuerto Internacional. Customs ignored me entirely and I was about to exit the airport altogether when I spotted a man holding a placard that read, simply 'Allan.' The man…Read More


MONSERRATE

Written by guille88 on 18 Aug, 2001

One of the most impressive things about Bogota is the landscape that surrounds the city. There are always mountains in the background, most of them covered by beautiful pine or eucaliptus forests. And between all of the mountains that surround Bogota, there’s one that is…Read More


Recommended restaurants in Bogota.

Written by guille88 on 13 Aug, 2000

Bogota has a huge offer for dinning. Few cities in South America (maybe Buenos Aires) have a wider number of choices. You can find great restaurants of typical Colombian food, as well as international, seafood or many others. The most renowned are: In typical Colombian food,…Read More


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