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Colombia’s San Andres island awarded South America’s leading beach destination
Aug 13, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s San Andres island awarded South America’s leading beach destination

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Colombia’s little gem in the Caribbean, San Andres Island, has been awarded the title of Leading Beach Destination in South America at the 2014 World Travel Awards, held in Quito, Ecuador. 

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One of Colombia’s top beaches exceeds maximum capacity, raises environmental concerns
Jun 23, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

One of Colombia’s top beaches exceeds maximum capacity, raises environmental concerns

posted by Hannah Matthews

Concern over the environmental impact on Colombia’s “Playa Blanca” beach has been highlighted once again as the popular destination reached over 4,500 visitors over the weekend, causing authorities to turn back  Full Article »

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Colombia to begin charging visitors to exotic Caribbean beach
Jun 17, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia to begin charging visitors to exotic Caribbean beach

posted by Hannah Matthews

Access to one of the most beautiful beaches near Colombia’s Caribbean city of Cartagena will no longer be free, Colombian newspaper El Universal reported on Tuesday.

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New website to help tourists visiting Barranquilla
Apr 28, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

New website to help tourists visiting Barranquilla

posted by Flora Baker

Foreigners visiting or relocating to Barranquilla, Colombia’s fourth largest city, now have a new website to help them plan their visit and get settled.

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Colombia’s Sierra Nevada without snow by 2030: Santos
Apr 4, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s Sierra Nevada without snow by 2030: Santos

posted by Charlane Robinson

Colombia’s treasured snow-capped mountains, particularly those of the Caribbean Sierra Nevada mountain range, are in danger of melting as a result of global warming, said President Juan Manuel Santos on  Full Article »

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Apr 1, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Discovering Colombia’s desert: La Guajira

posted by Camilo Mejia Giraldo

Travelers to South America’s most northern point, La Guajira, will encounter a wildly arid landscape, rough roads, desolate beaches and one of Colombia’s most enduring indigenous communities.

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Mar 17, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombian island: Isla de Pirata, Cartagena

posted by Alexandra Jolly

Isla de Pirata (Pirate Island) is a stunning and secluded island off the coast of Cartagena de Indias, northern Colombia. 

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Mar 5, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Barranquilla Carnival comes to a close

posted by Alexandra Jolly

Official programming for the 2014 Barranquilla Carnival came to a close Tuesday, after a host of parades, music, and colorful costumes had taken over the coastal Colombian city for the  Full Article »

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Mar 3, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Barranquilla Carnival in photos

posted by Mimi Yagoub

This weekend brought in the start of official festivities for the Barranquilla Carnival, with its folkloric beats, arranged dances and armies of  colors and costumes flooding the streets of the coastal  Full Article »

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Barranquilla Carnival ready to rock Colombia’s Caribbean coast
Feb 26, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Barranquilla Carnival ready to rock Colombia’s Caribbean coast

posted by Alexandra Jolly

The annual Barranquilla Carnival is set to start Saturday and will continue on for four days of lights, color, music, parades and shows.