Colombia What to Pack

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Colombia What to Pack

  • What you will love to have when in...

    - You will probably want to see a lot so you will need to travel around, walk, hike, etc. Hence you need two bags:1. one good old backpack.2. one strong but thin small backpack (25L for instance) that folds easily (& very small) if needed. Bonus point if it has a few handy pockets here and there...In some occasions, you will be able to live your...

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  • the most important ingredient: D

    When traveling around a big country like Colombia by bus, you will appreciate having a backpack. It greatly facilitates getting from point A to point B. Forget the wheeled suitcases especially in rural areas and even in cities, don't expect the nice flat surfaces like "back home." With its varied terrains, Colombia necessitates many different...

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  • Pack Light

    Pack light, you’ll find everything you need in Colombia and even cheaper than in your country; All international brands like P&G, Head & Shoulders, Colgate, whatever you name it. Family-own stores to supermarkets are also available all over the place. T-shirts and jeans are all you need + a sweater for late evenings since temperature drops really...

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  • Packing List

    BIG BAGS WITH WHEELS AND AN STRONG HANDLE AT CHRISTMAS TIME, JUST SHORTS,T-SHIRTS, AND SOMETHING FORMAL IF YOU WANT TO GO OUT IN THE NIGHT TIME. ALL THAT YOU CAN TAKE LIKE SHAMPOO, CONDITIONER, DEODORANTS ETC, LESS TOILET ROLL, ALL THE TOILETRIES IN COLOMBIA ARE A LITTLE BIT EXPENSIVE.NO PROBLEMS WITH MEDICAL SUPPLIES YOU WILL FINE VERY GOOD...

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    It´s good for you to know that you´ll need different types of clothing when coming to Colombia because of the different climates that you find around the country:Bogota - cold climate: 8-15 celsiusCali - warm weather : 23-30 celsius degreesMedellin: 17-23 celsius degBarranquilla: 28-32 celsiusCartagena : 28-32Bucaramanga: 20-28Amazon region: high...

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    Carryall-bags are not that recommended as long as you can use suitcases (hard ones) instead. Carryall-bag are easy to open (even with padlock!) by airport personell... and they might steal something.This happens often if you have long transit times at an airport. It happened to me....but i more think it was in Miami than in Bogotá, because i had 6...

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    Your luggage and bags are welcome, but depends on how long you are going to stay or do. Colombia despite is located on the tropical region, above the ecuator line, has all the climates. from hot to cold. from dry to wet. from desert to snow. Dont think that if you get sick in colombia you will die. We have great hospitals and clinics. But...

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