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The Neusa Dam, Cundinamarca, Colombia

The Neusa Dam, Cundinamarca, Colombia

One of the best places for camping, or cooking a meal in the open and or engaging in water-sports is the Neusa Dam, 80 km (an hour and a half) out of Bogotá to the north. The climate is cold, and the water looks green under the reflection of the sky on sunny days. The dam […]

Ode to Art: Botero Museum

Ode to Art: Botero Museum

The Botero Museum is located at Calle 11 # 4-14 , it is a large collection of works donated to Colombia by the artist Fernando Botero. The collections reside in a colonial house that functioned as an archbishopric until 1955. The Botero Museum located in Bogotá, Colombia houses one of Latin America’s most important international art collections. […]

Bogotá: A Haunted Walk On A Rainy Day

Bogotá: A Haunted Walk On A Rainy Day

To know Bogotá along with its past is very easy, because her past is always present, available to everyone who can truly appreciate it.  In its nineteenth-century houses of colonial eaves and balconies is where the neighborhood of La Candelaria hides its ghosts; ghosts that once inhabited hidden courtyards and hallways.   Rain bathed cobblestones, like petrified loaves of […]

Colombia is Music

Colombia is well known for its emeralds, coffee, and biodiversity, but should also be known for its powerful music. Colombian music is a clear example of the cultural diversity of the country; it contains numerous statements that clearly identify each region of the country, although it is very common to find several musical styles within a single region, mainly due […]

Colombia is Extraordinary

Colombia is Extraordinary

It’s been two hundred and three years, fifty-nine presidents, six world cups, and one Nobel Prize winner. To this day the country of Colombia continues to be a free and proud nation. Men and women looking to the future with enthusiasm, working hard to make the best possible spiritual, physical and intellectual development in modern […]

From Tolima with Love

From Tolima with Love

One of my favorite traditional Colombian dishes is the tamale. Whenever I get the chance to eat one I leap at the opportunity. This past Christmas, during my visit to Colombia I overindulged. I would eat them for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and on one occasion – believe it or not – as a snack or […]

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Interview with an Addict: Chronicles of a Travel Addict

This month’s featured interview is with one of my favourite writers, Cristina Luisa from The Chronicles of a Travel Addict.  Her writing and travel experiences are not only informative but most importantly, inspiring and motivational.  The first time I read one of her personal stories she grabbed my attention with a question we should all […]

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