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April 20, 2020

After enjoying Bogotá much more than we expected, we moved on to see a couple of small colonial towns. First up was Villa de Leyva. It is a town of about 17 thousand people, and it is about 3.5 hours from Bogotá (even though it is only 161 kms). Luckily, we found a dir...

March 4, 2018

The final days we spent in Colombia were split between 2 towns in the coffee region, Jardin and Salento. Both were extremely stunning.

Jardin supposedly has the prettiest central plaza in Colombia, and we would have to agree. Big, clean, and adorned with many rose bushe...

February 10, 2018

Medellin, the "City of Eternal Spring", truly had the most perfect weather..not too hot, not cold, and especially not humid. What a relief after the heat of Cartegena. The city sat along a long valley and spread up onto the slopes of the surrounding green mountains. Wh...

January 26, 2018

After enjoying the quaint villages of Villa de Leyva and Barichara, we headed north to Cartagena, a city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Cartagena is famed for its beautiful old colonial town surrounded by 13 kms of intact century-old stone walls. It was founded in...

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