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Seattle Travel Show: How to Discover the Real Colombia - February 8th

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Saturday, February 8, 2020, 10 AM - 11 AM at The Savvy Traveler in Edmonds.Join expert local Colombian guide, Alvaro Castañeda, live via Skype from his home in a small Colombian town, and Wildland Adventures Colombia Director, Grettel Calderon, for a presentation highlighting everything Colombia has to offer from the snowca...
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What to Expect and how to Prepare for the Colombian Amazon

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On my recent trip to Colombia, after visiting Bogota and the coffee region, I set off for the Colombian Amazon. After a short flight to Leticia and a calm boat trip up the Amazon River for around 1.5 hours, I arrived at Calanoa Jungle Lodge. The lodge is committed to respecting the environment and supporting the people of t...
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Colombia Travel | Top 5 Things to do in and Around Bogota

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On my recent trip to Colombia, I loved exploring the capital of Bogota; it's so centrally located and there is a long list of things to see and do that it's not possible to get bored. Here are my top 5 places to visit in and around the city:1.City Tour and Gold MuseumThe city of Bogota is mind-blowing, with tons o...
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Colombia Travel | What to see and do in the Coffee Region

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A trip to Colombia's coffee zone is a must for any coffee, culture, or nature lover. Located high in the Andes mountains between Bogota, Cali, and Medellin, it produces some of the world's best coffee, as well as offering in-depth "crop to cup" experiences with coffee farmers, plantations, and baristas. I recently returned from exploring ...
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Adventure Therapy in Colombia

20180926_12415_20190610-164624_1 How travel has become therapy to me
I've been working in adventure travel for over 25 years and while I'm an expert on travel, I have to admit that I still get nervous when I go on a trip. Every trip becomes a form of therapy for me. Growing up in my native Costa Rica I was not very social. I was socially awkward, an introvert, pretty much avoiding stran...
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