Lonel Colombia

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Lonely Planet, Sep 15, 2010 - Travel
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Lonely Planet knows Colombia. Whether you want to strill the cobbled streets of colonial Cartagena, bask on a dazzling Caribbean beach, sample some of the world's finest java on a coffee plantation or show off your salsa moves at a packed Cali nightclub, our 5th edition takes you there.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Dedicated Outdoors chapter with trekking, diving and paragliding
Sizzling nightlife and dining picks for Bogota, Medellin and Cali
Revealed: La Guajira, the Pacific Coast and other emerging hotspots
  

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very in depth and funny! I used it mostly for itineries and maps. But the activities were spot on except the Bogota Bike Tours was not in there yet, but should make the next edition I hope. Read full review

Contents

Destination
12
Itineraries
19
The Culture
34
Food Drink
43
Colombia Outdoors
57
Activities
70
Boyacá Santander
99
Villa deLeyva
105
Ciudad Perdida
175
Punta Gallinas
182
Capurganá Sapzurro
188
Medellín
203
AROUND MEDELLÍN
215
Around Manizales
223
Termales de Santa Rosa
230
Cali Southwest
238

Ráquira
111
SANTANDER 11
119
Guane
125
Cúcuta
132
PNN Tayrona
136
CARTAGENA AROUND
138
Fuerte de San Fernando
152
CARTAGENA 15
159
Minca
170
Pacific Coast
269
El Valle
275
San Cipriano
281
Tabatinga Brazil
291
Transportation
310
Car Motorcycle
316
Pacific Coast
334
Index
344
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About the author (2010)

Coordinating author; Medellín & Zona Cafetera; Cali & Southwest Colombia; Pacific Coast Jens went to Colombia looking for danger and was greatly surprised when he found none, but decided to stay anyway. He lived in Cali for two years, where he wrote several guidebooks for Lonely Planet. He has lived on three continents, is fond of ancient Greek poetry, worked for several years as a Perl programmer, loves dancing salsa, has written numerous plays for the theater and recently finished a novel about Colombia. He currently divides his time between North America and Colombia. You can follow Jens' doings on his website, www.jensporup.com

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