Colombia Travel Guide

A 15th-year reunion with my Rotary Youth Exchange friends

Colombia is a gateway to the soul

Fifteen years after being a Rotary Youth Exchange student in Germany, a group of us decided to reunite, but this time we would meet in Colombia. Our host, Alejo, is a film producer and TV star in Colombia, so he knew all of the best places to go throughout the country and had the connections to get us there. For two weeks, we ate the freshest seafood and explored the most beautiful landscapes the country has to offer. We came close with nature, close with Colombian culture, and even closer with each other.

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Colombia Is The New Germany - A Rotary Youth Exchange Reunion
Colombia Is The New Germany - A Rotary Youth Exchange Reunion

I spend two weeks in Colombia with old friends exploring the hottest destinations, eating the most delicious food, and learning...

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11 Nov 2014

Andrés Carne de Res - The Tackiest Steakhouse In The World
Andrés Carne de Res - The Tackiest Steakhouse In The World

If you find yourself hungry in Colombia, you better find your way to Andrés Carne de Res. This is the...

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10 Nov 2014

Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá - A Subterranean Monument of Faith
Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá - A Subterranean Monument of Faith

The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá on the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia, is perhaps the world's grandest testament of a people's...

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08 Nov 2014

Villa de Leyva - A Historical Mountain Retreat In Colombia
Villa de Leyva - A Historical Mountain Retreat In Colombia

Villa de Leyva is a small historical mountain town in Colombia with beautiful architecture, adventure tourism galore, and waterfalls everywhere....

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07 Nov 2014

Isla Palma - Private Island Paradise of Pablo Escobar
Isla Palma - Private Island Paradise of Pablo Escobar

Isla Palma is the private island retreat of cartel boss Pablo Escobar. Today, this all-inclusive resort is scattered with the...

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05 Nov 2014

Cartagena - A Historical Tour Through Colombia's Magnificent Port
Cartagena - A Historical Tour Through Colombia's Magnificent Port

Cartagena is a historic city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia full of culture, music, seafood and great times for...

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03 Nov 2014

Bogotá - A Capital of More Romantic Times and a Beautiful Nation
Bogotá - A Capital of More Romantic Times and a Beautiful Nation

In Colombia's capital city, Bogotá, one finds themselves taken to a time when romance lived permanently in the air and...

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01 Nov 2014