Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... [read more]
Date: June 13th 2009
We had a fun 3 weeks in Colombia, with the highlight being the 5-day Ciudad Perdida trek out of Taganga. We'll have to save that for a secong blog, since we have so many pictures to upload!
BogotaBogota is among our least favorite cities in South America. It´s dirty, expensive, has mediocre food, drizzly wet weather and is home to a substantial population of irate local stewbumbs ... read more