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I was in a hostel in Rio de Janeiro backpacking with a Swiss friend I met studying portuguese in the northern city of Brazil, Maceio. Im a Colombian myself, from Medellin a Canada Goose Parka city catalogued as one of the most dangerous in the planet back in the 90s and the most canada goose Innovative City by the Wall Canada Goose Coats On Sale Street Canada Goose online Journal in 2013. Many travelers we encountered where cruising around South America staying a couple of weeks in each country, but Colombia is usually not included in their plans. The risk of being kidnapped by paramilitaries or socialist guerrillas is not worth it, is it?

Our new British friend continued to explain her stay in Colombia during December of 2012, and was amazed how cheap she could rent a Canada Goose sale beach apartment with a maid. She had traveled to visit a friend in Bogota and ended up in „El Rodadero“, a Caribbean beach near Santa Marta.

„I went to visit a friend in Bogota with some of my English friends. Bogota is a big city up in the mountains where the air is hard to breath due to the high altitude. Being the capital the nightlife is very active; we visited some reggae pubs in „La Candelaria“, which is down town. Mugging is the only issue my friend was always warning us about, but few tourists ever get into more serious trouble, and those that do is because they were in the wrong place and doing things they shouldnt.“

„After 3 days we traveled by bus to „El Rodadero Beach“, near the city of Canada Goose Jackets Santa Marta. We rented an apartment Canada Goose Online for just $50 dollars the day with an ocean view and room for five and a house cleaner that did all of our laundry and meals for just $10 dollars the uk canada goose outlet day. We didnt have to lift a finger!“

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Colombia On The News vs. The Real DealProbably the things you know most about Colombia comes from the canada goose black friday sale news; that it has a drug trafficking reputation with some kind of internal conflict involving communist guerrillas and cold blooded paramilitaries. That it is a developing country struggling with extreme poverty, violence and corruption. All of this is true and I will elaborate a little bit on the reality of canada goose uk black friday this further on.

If you have ever met someone that has traveled to Colombia canada goose outlet new york before and known its culture first hand, youve probably heard about the amazing landscapes covered with mountain ranges with green rainforests all around, the multiple exotic birds that can be spotted through different regions, that if you travel more than half hour out from a city the temperature changes from cold to warm to perfectly fresh. and there is no guerrilla or paramilitaire to be spotted.

Canada Goose online The reason for this is because the developed side of the country, the north, is well away from the great jungle areas where no good roads can be found and takes hours if not days to travel to. To make it easier consider the guerrilla areas like a different country.

What Going On In Colombia For 2013?Peace canada goose uk outlet process with the FARC guerrilla group. No cease fire but kidnappings have stopped.

cheap Canada Goose Tensions with our neighbor Venezuela have quench down after Colombias last president, Alvaro Uribe, ended his term period and Hugo Chavez, the totalitarian leader of Venezuela, died. and Europe hasnt had canadian goose jacket a large effect on Latin America but exports are a bit slow.

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Colombia Adventure Guide (Viva Travel Guides)Great book, lots of useful information. Very comprehensive. More color picture would be nice but it is also inexpensive thanks.

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