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Bogotá Small-Group Sightseeing Tour with Shopping at Zona Rosa
"Your small-group tour of Bogotá Colombia’s largest city begins with pickup from your hotel. Start your route at La Plazoleta del Chorro de Quevedo a public square where the capital was founded. Located in the historical city center the red brick plaza is bordered by colonial buildings and surrounded by shops and cafés.Then follow your guide on foot through the colonial neighborhood of La Candelaria where you will visit several landmarks. Museo Casa de la Moneda the Mint Museum
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Bogotá City Pass
"When booking select the 24- 48- or 72-hour Bogotá Pass and then pick up your pass in Bogotá to start your independent sightseeing adventure. Enjoy a variety of benefits including museum admission tours
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Bike Tour of Bogotá
"Explore the capital of Colombia on this bike tour. Visit the sites of Bogota’s La Candelaria and San Diego neighborhoods in a fun and active way -- by bike!After pickup from your Bogotá hotel you’ll be transported to Plaza de San Diego where your bike tour begins. Venture off to the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria on your comfortable bike and learn the history of this neighborhood from your expert guide as you ride through the city. Visit Plaza de Bolívar (Bolivar Plaza) where you’ll see an impressive statue of the South American leader Simon Bolívar. Bike around to each of the plaza's landmarks including Capitolio Nacional (National Capitol) located on the southern end of the plaza
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Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Colombia

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Pickpockets

I was born in Medellin Colombia but was raised in Bogota until the age of 10. I am currently 20 and reside in the US. We have visited Colombia twice since we have moved here and have felt like...
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Taxis

Although l felt safe enough in Cartagena, l did have the added advantage of having friends who live here. They were very specific on not taking a taxi alone. Never hail one from the street, what...
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Police

I found myself in several situations with the local police. If your caught running a light, everyone does this in Colombia but if your light skinned those guys stop you immediately and the only way...
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Vendors

If this is your first trip to Cartagena you will be amazed at the amount of street vendors trying to sell you beer, water, braid your hair, massage, tee-shirts, jewels, lotto tickets etc. It can wear...
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If you fancy a trip to the Rosario islands my advice would be to find a small boat to take you. I did the trip from the port and the first stop was the Aquarium which was of no interest to me. We had...
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Motels in Colombia

As I mentioned on main page so take you never at a motel in Colombia. They are only "hourly motel", not such motels we are used to. All motels around the main roads are such. Nice they are, but ...It...
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Terrible traffic

Be aware that the traffic in the whole Colombia is terrible. Many trucks everywhere, buses, small motorbikes, of course the cars too. They are in cities and on the roads wherever you go. I have read...
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Cold water

Count with that the water both in sink and shower is not warm, mostly cold or lukewarm only. And shower is not as we are used, but only a water jet so I not liked much Colombians shower. Only in...
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MMC

I live in Bogota and for tourists we always give the same advices:1. Pickpockets: the would try to take your wallet, money or phone in crowded places.2. If you want to party or just walk at night, ask...
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Generally safe

Colombia is no longer a scary place. Use common sense, as you would anywhere else. And big cities anywhere can have problems. I felt comfortable and safe in all the places I visited. I wouldn't wander...
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Is Colombia safe?

It was not too long ago that the mere mention of going to Colombia would raise more than a few eyebrows due to safety concerns and even today it is likely to at least elicit the good-intentioned...
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Changing the dollar

Colombia is a very good place to buy dollars. Why? Because of the huge amount of blackmarket dollars coming into the country from sales of cocaine abroad there are way to many dollars in the country....
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Military state and check points

Colombia is a very well armed country. Anything of importance has armed guards...buildings, bridges, even country roads. I must see hundreds of military all heavily armed each day. I find it...
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fake carnaval tickets

be careful of buying tix for caranval in baranquilla from men in the streets leading up to the parade route as the insist they have discount tix only to leran after you bought them that hte the are...
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Popular Cities in Colombia

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Bogotá

Departamento de Cundinamarca
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Cartagena

Departamento de Bolívar
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Barranquilla

Departamento del Atlántico
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Cali

Departamento del Valle del Cauca
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Santa Marta

Departamento del Magdalena
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Isla de San Andrés

Intendenciade San Andrés y Providencia
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Top Hotels in Colombia

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Calle 114 No 6A - 02, Bogota, Colombia
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Calle del Torno 38-29, Barrio San Diego, Cartagena, Colombia
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Circular 3ra, No 70-28
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Avenida Colombia No. 2-72, Cali, 7457, Colombia
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Cra 2 # 11A - 98, El Rodadero, Santa Marta, Colombia
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Top Things to Do in Colombia

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La Candelaria - Downtown

Downtown this is the clonial part of the city centre. Most buildings still preserve their original architecture. Going around Candelaria and its narrows street is also easy to find some pictorial...
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KOLOR HOTEL boutique

During my travels, I have certain good luck with hotels. I look neither for 5 star hotels or Guesthouses/Hostels. Also look something a little different. KOLOR HOTEL was more just different. First of...
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Plaza de Bolivar

Parque Simon Bolivar. This park is homage to Simon Bolivar who liberated Cartagena. During the day the park is full of people drinking coffee and watching the world go by. Plenty of people selling...
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El Peñón de Guatapé

5 days ago we came around a bend in the road, saw this beautiful lake and La Piedra del Penol, a huge monolithic rock and quaint little town. It’s left us yearning for more and like the box of...
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Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia

The Zona Cafetera is the place most travelers to Colombia envision when they think of the country whether the know it or not just as Juan Valdez is the mustachioed image of its inhabitants. Cocaine...
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Cerro de Monserrate

Everytime I travelled to Bogota my well meaning taxi drivers would encourage me to go and see the Monserrate Monastery on the top of the hill overhanging the city however my work schedule never...
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"Colombia"
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richiecdisc

"Now on the Menu: Colombia"
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"Colombia - the friendliest people in the world !"
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"Colombia: An Undiscovered Land"
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"Colombia Maravillosa"
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