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Popayan - the White Town  
   

Popayan - the White Town

From the white town to the "finca" in the mountains to the capital of crime...

January 18th 2010
Continuing my travel, my next stop was Popayan, also nicknamed as the white town. And as soon as you enter the centre you understand why - every building is white. Very pretty. I went on a bike tour to the thermal springs in Coconuco and had a lovely exploration of the countryside, accompanied by local specialities like tamale and hot chocolate with cheese. I went with three French girls and wow ... read more
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Colombian Flag 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
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