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A Closer Look at Travel to Colombia

A Closer Look at Travel to Colombia
In 1975, on my first trip to Colombia  I backpacked through the summer before entering a graduate program in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Michigan. Based on my academic interests and work experience in ecology, wildland conservation, and national park management, here's a closer look at why I traveled to Colombia t...
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Birding in Colombia - The Heart of the World

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Isolated geologically for millenniums, and politically for decades, the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is now open for exploration and on its way to becoming the mecca of bird watching world.   Colombia is home to almost 20% of the world's bird species with over 1,950 birds being recorded within its borders and more ...
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Top 10 Travel Picks for 2018

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Whether you want to explore the coffee strewn hilltops of Colombia or you want to give back on our Conservation Trip to Zimbabwe , we have new trips and classic trips that will delight your spirit for adventure and satisfy your desire for meaningful interactions and connections with other cultures.  Enjoy our team's top 10 travel pic...
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Celebrate Love Like the Latins Do!

Forget your sweetie this Valentine’s Day? Avoid the wrath of an angry cupid and borrow a page from some of our friends in Latin America who don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day on February 14. Buy yourself some extra time with one of these lines… Brazil: Everyone is busy getting their Carnaval samba on, so there’s no time to celebrate on February 14th. Instead, Brazilians celebrate Dia dos Namorados (Lovers’ Day) on June 12, conveniently located the day before Saint Anthony’s Day who is known as the ‘marriage saint.’ Tell your special someone that you were hoping to declare your love with a trip to Brazil in June to celebrate the way the locals do. We can help you make good on your promise! In Colombia, February 14th means little more than a boom for the country’s flower growers as this South American nation is one of the world’s largest exporters of roses....
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New Places We Plan To Go In Far Off Lands

We always have new places we plan to go, great guides we know in far off lands to share with you, and new trips we have in design that we have not yet announced. Often our alumni travelers ask us to design new trips to places they want to go so they can travel there in our more authentic and in-depth Wild style of exploring the world. Or, sometimes we turn our own vacations into Wildland exploratory trips like Jeff Stivers did when he turned a trekking trip into the jungles of Borneo into one of our first new forays in SE Asia as our Untamed Borneo Adventure . We are also often approached by outfitters and guides in far flung places who want to introduce our travelers to their country, family and friends. Indeed, the best thing about what we do is developing new trips through our expanding network of...
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