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Another way to hitch a ride

Dog for a day: Salento & Valle de Cocoro

June 23rd 2010
After Medellin, we took a bus to the very small town of Salento. Salento is known for the Valle de Cocoro where the national tree of Colombia, la palma de cera (the wax palm), grows. When we arrived in the evening, we tried to check out a few different hostels, but most of them seemed to have their doors shut. So we went back to the first place we checked out, La Casona de Lili. Unfortunately, ... read more
South America » Colombia » Quindío » Salento

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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