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Colombia has 3 of the world’s best preserved natural parks
Nov 19, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia has 3 of the world’s best preserved natural parks

posted by Larisa Sioneriu

Colombia’s natural parks are among the best preserved in the world, according to a world’s oldest and biggest environmental organization.

General

Colombia congress to debate airline abuses
Nov 13, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia congress to debate airline abuses

posted by Victoria McKenzie

Passengers are currently defenseless against Colombian airlines with perennial bad service, flight changes, and excessive fees, according to one Colombian lawmaker.

Bogota

Ringo Starr to come to Colombia during Latin America Tour
Nov 12, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Ringo Starr to come to Colombia during Latin America Tour

posted by David Wing

Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr announced on Wednesday that his band will be playing in Colombia while on tour through Latin America in February and March of 2015.

Bogota

Bogota’s free bicycle parking spaces
Nov 11, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Bogota’s free bicycle parking spaces

posted by Craig Corbett

Colombia’s capital Bogota is becoming increasingly bicycle-friendly and now has 13 stations of its mass transit bus system equipped with free bicycle parking garages.

General

Air travel in Colombia severely strained due to extreme weather
Nov 10, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Air travel in Colombia severely strained due to extreme weather

posted by David Wing

Colombia’s civil aviation authority Aerocivil on Monday said air traffic in the South American country is suffering considerable delays due to particularly bad weather earlier in the day.

Medellin

A preview of Medellin’s 2014 Christmas lights
Nov 4, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

A preview of Medellin’s 2014 Christmas lights

posted by Larisa Sioneriu

Colombia’s second largest city, Medellin, is expecting to have the biggest explosion of lights in the 50 years existence of the city’s extravagant Christmas tradition.

Southwest Colombia

Nov 2, 2014 Ξ Comments

The story of La Cocha lake and Colombia’s ‘Little Switzerland’

posted by Adriaan Alsema

La Cocha, also called Lake Guamez, is not just one Colombia’s largest and most beautiful lakes. It is also one of the Andean water reserves that make up the birthplace of the majestic  Full Article »

General

Colombia closes regional airports amid excessive rains
Oct 31, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia closes regional airports amid excessive rains

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombian aviation authorities said Friday they have been forced to close three of the country’s regional airports due to extreme weather conditions. Other airports are running alternative schedules.

Caribbean

Santa Marta’s gold museum opens renovated doors
Oct 25, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Santa Marta’s gold museum opens renovated doors

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The Tairona gold museum in Santa Marta, home to some of Colombia’s finest pieces of pre-Columbian gold, reopened its doors on Saturday following a two-year renovation.

Bogota

Bogota to have largest urban ecological park in Latin America
Oct 23, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Bogota to have largest urban ecological park in Latin America

posted by Craig Corbett

Bogota conservation authorities plan to create a bio-diversity corridor to preserve ground water and natural plant species in what would be the largest urban ecological park in Latin America.

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