Colombia

Four weeks in Colombia is defiantly not a long time to spend here. There will be plenty for us to come back and enjoy here one day! The people themselves are wonderful and the country side is very secenic.

We travelled here between 17/03/12 - 16/04/12

Highlights..

Bogota - ?

  • Soon to travel here


Bucaramanga - Pretty relaxed city

  • Enjoy the sites of the parapentes
  • Fun nightlife


(Santago de) Cali - Chilled out nightlife city

  • Iguana Rosa - Lots of travellers, well run, friendly staff
  • Enjoyed some of the many salsa clubs
  • Walked around the old town San Antonio
  • Walked up the hill to the three crosses for a good view of the city


Cartagena - Coastal city, easy and chilled

  • Hostal Real - Great location, easy and quiet
  • Enjoyed walking around the colonial area
  • Fun nightlife
  • Chilled out on the beach with a massage and beers


Manizales - Jump up and down for coffee

  • Base Camp Hostel - Top of the teleferico, easy and quiet
  • Explore the local coffee region
  • Learn some basics of coffee at the farm Hacienda Guayabal


Medellin - So so up to you

  • Black Sheep Hostel - Kiwi run, clean and organised
  • Test your skills and enjoy Parque Explora
  • Ride on the cable cars and enjoy more sights from up high


Santa Marta

  • Hospedaría Casa Familiar - Cheap, clean, quiet and friendly staff
  • Explore the surrounding beaches
  • Explore the Tayrona National Park


Popayan - Chilled out quiet city

  • Hostel Trail - Well run, quiet and easy
  • Walked around the white Colonial buildings
  • Found a good view of the city
  • Easy first stop in Colombia to warm into the country from Ecuador