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    Nov
    6
    2017

    Bogota, Medellin, Santa Marta, Cartagena is arguably a trip through Colombias tourist centres (a phrase I use lightly as Colombia is still far from touristy) from least to most attractive. I highly recommend this route, and not the reverse, ...


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     06-11-17

     Cartagena, Colombia, travel

    Categories: South America, Colombia, travel

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    Nov
    3
    2017

    Santa Marta is easy to pronounce, which was a great start. We had booked a handy 11am Avianca flight from Medellin to Santa Marta, so wed arrive at 12. Avianca had other ideas, and booted us off our nice flight and put us ...


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     03-11-17

     Santa Marta, Tayrona, Colombia

    Categories: South America, Colombia, travel

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    Nov
    1
    2017

    Medellin is pronounced Med-eh-jean, you uncultured swine. So now weve both embarrassingly learned that after pronouncing it wrong to several locals, lets continue. Edinburgh should have prepared me for all the bloody hills in Colombia....


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     01-11-17

     Medellin, Colombia, travel, Pablo Escobar

    Categories: South America, Colombia, travel

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    Oct
    28
    2017

    Bogota introduced me to a new, unfamiliar friend: altitude sickness. Bogota is 2640m above sea level, which means the air is thinner and you feel like you have a permanent hangover. However the feeling is probably not dissimilar to how one might feel after having...


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     28-10-17

     Bogota, Colombia, Botero, altitude sickness

    Categories: South America, Colombia, travel

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