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The Best Times To Visit Colombia | Summer & Winter

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Colombia has it all, from hot tropical weather along the coast, to a spring-like climate in the lower Andean valleys, colder climates in the high Andes, and warm/rainy weather year-round in the Amazon. Due to Colombia's proximity to the equator and diverse geography, changes in temperature and rainfall are de...
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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 th...
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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 b...
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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 picks...
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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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