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Northeast Colombia nature reserve to quadruple in size
Apr 1, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Northeast Colombia nature reserve to quadruple in size

posted by Connor Paige

A nationally protected wilderness area in the eastern Colombian state of Norte de Santander will be increased by four fold in an effort to restrict large scale mining damages and  Full Article »

Economy

Bucaramanga airport expansion ready by 2016: authorities
Mar 20, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Bucaramanga airport expansion ready by 2016: authorities

posted by Andrew Wight

Local authorities have announced the second stage of the expansion of the international airport in Bucaramanga, in Colombia’s east, will be ready by 2016.

Northeast Colombia

Mar 4, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Colombian extreme caving in San Gil, Santander

posted by Tara Morris

Colombia’s adventure capital, San Gil, offers thrill-seekers the experience of a lifetime, navigating the dark, narrow passageways of the “Cow Cave.” The city of San Gil, Santander is located about  Full Article »

Northeast Colombia

Dec 12, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Adventures around San Gil, Santander

posted by Adriaan Alsema

With a hot climate, easy access to gushing whitewater rivers, canyons and whitewashed colonial towns, Colombia’s northeastern Santander department offers a range of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. {japopup type=”image”content=”pics/2012/mphoto/santander1.jpg”  Full Article »

Northeast Colombia

Nov 2, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Santander to launch domestic tourism project

posted by Natalie Dalton

The department of Santander in northern Colombia planned to launch a three week program to promote domestic tourism to it’s capital city, Bucaramanga, and surrounding areas that are rich with  Full Article »

Northeast Colombia

Sep 1, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Tourism, investment, exports on the rise in Santander

posted by Natalie Dalton

The northern Colombian department of Santander has received a record influx of foreign tourists and investment, said Colombian export and tourism promoter Proexport. A total of 27,463 international tourists visited  Full Article »

Northeast Colombia

Apr 13, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Boyaca’s big tomato festival up in the air

posted by Marguerite Cawley

The annual Boyaca tomato festival,”La Gran Tomatina Colombiana,” is in danger of being cancelled for a second year due to a long, rainy winter. The Tomatina, which usually takes place  Full Article »

Northeast Colombia

Mar 15, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Cucuta: Worth more than a flying visit

posted by Toni Peters

Take the time to look around and you’ll see there is more to Cucuta than a hot and dusty frontier town. Most visitors to San Jose de Cucuta, the capital  Full Article »

Northeast Colombia

Feb 1, 2010 Ξ Comments are off

Chicamocha National Park reports 65% increase in visitors

posted by Angela González

Chicamocha National Park in north-east Colombia reported a 65.8% increase in visitors between 2008 and 2009. Park managers stated that in 2009, 428,570 tourists visited the park, compared to 258,280  Full Article »

Northeast Colombia

Jan 7, 2010 Ξ Comments are off

Escaping Bogota: toward Tunja

posted by Joel Zartman

The nice thing about Bogota is that its so close to so many other places it is very easy to leave. One of the places that can be reached in  Full Article »

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