La Guajira - Northern Colombia
Paramo de Belmira - Central Northwestern Colombia
Guatapé - Central Northwestern Colombia
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Amazonas - Southern Colombia
Cartagena de Indias - Northwestern Colombia
Desert of Tatacoa - Southwestern Colombia
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- Medellin Relaunches Tram Line after 64 years7 July, 2016In light of our recent article on increasing modernisations in the public transport systems of Colombia; we present the ‘Tranvia’, the latest addition to Medellin’s public transport system. The article underneath describes the history of the Tram line in Medellin. Recently in April 2016 the city board has decided to build another tram line running through the Calle 80 from metro estacion Caribe to estacion Aguacatala. Medellin Relaunches Tram Line after 64 years
- Cease Fire in Colombia signed: What’s next?27 June, 2016Cease fire Signed Peace in Colombia after the news of the signed cease-fire agreement (between the FARC and the Colombian government) this week, flew around the world; initiating the first steps towards complete peace. It’s dubbed the World’s longest-running civil war ever since the FARC started fighting for their leftist ideology in the 1960’s. Although they started out like many other liberation armies during the cold war, the FARC is one of the only ones that managed to survive after its aid stopped following the collapse of the Soviet Union. History The FARC was founded in 1964 and came forth out of Farmers self defense groups. It’s ideology is a political-military marxist-leninist organisation inspired by Bolivarism and set its main purpose to help the impoverished population by creating equal distribution of the profits of raw materials and land. From the beginning however they set out to reach their goals by using Guerilla techniques like kidnapping, extortion and bombings, which have not made them very popular under the people they are trying to serve. Dutch Impact Nowadays Colombia sees many European tourists visiting and enjoying the country and its much more developed population. More than 15 years ago however, daily life in this country was totally different and seeing the gross inequalities between the different classes of people, left a great impression on the young Dutch student Tanya Nijmeijer during her exchange to Colombia in 1998. So great even that she decided to come back and join the FARC after her studies in 2001. She has been described as someone that firmly stands behind her beliefs. And eventhough she is received with mixed feelings in Colombia and the rest of the world, she has played a major part in the negotiations of the peace-treaty that started in 2012 in Havana, Cuba. The Next Steps The first crucial step has been set, the next steps are negotiating a real peace-treaty. So will that make a saver Colombia? Yes, not having to deal with an inner enemy can help the Colombian government to allocate more resources to where they are needed. In turn making the country and its people more prosperous. On the other side, the FARC has been allowed to enter politics, making it possible to stress their concerns in a more peaceful way and creating a counter-balance to the current capital model. Of course this cease-fire doesn’t mean that there is an immediate transition from civil war to Scandinavian-like tranquillity. It is however the beginning of peace or in the words of Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos: ‘’Peace has been made possible, now we have to build it.’’
- For The Love of Soccer: Colombia9 June, 2016Soccer in Colombia The great former Liverpool manager Bill Shankly once said: ‘Some people believe soccer is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.’ This quote perfectly describes the state of soccer in Colombia. If you love soccer, Colombia is definitely a place to visit on your pilgrimage. The sport really lives here and the people are equally fanatic about watching as they are about playing soccer. In the national league the stadiums of the top teams are packed each match with devoted fans singing from the top of their lungs. However it is the national team that really gets the people excited. During a game of the national team the whole country is draped in yellow, from the Carribean islands of San Andres to the inner cities of Bogota and Medellin: Everyone is watching their beloved national team. A Brief History After its golden soccer generation of the 1990’s Colombia saw a minor depression in soccer results, excluding winning their first title in the 2001 Copa America (which was held in Colombia). Colombia didn’t manage to qualify for the 2002, 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups. However after a good run in the 2011 Copa America the hope was back that there once again was a golden generation that could reach new heights, with even legendary Colombian soccer player Carlos Valderrama considering them as a team that could become the most successful in Colombian squad in history. A New Golden Generation And he was right! During the 2014 World Cup in Brazil the Colombian national team captivated the whole world with their beautiful soccer and cheerful celebrations after each goal. After defeating Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan in the group stage the whole world became a fan of the team with talented player like Juan Cuadrado and poster-boy James Rodriguez who would eventually end up as the leading goalscorer of the tournament and scoring an absolute screamer against Uruguay securing a place in Colombia’s first-ever quarter-final on a World Cup. Colombia was however eliminated by Host country Brazil in the quarter-final. This didn’t stop tens of thousands of Colombians in Bogota welcoming back their team as heroes. James Rodriguez’ Goal of the Tournament vs. Uruguay Celebrations after Colombia scores a goal at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil A Must-Do Watching a match of the national team together with other Colombians is one of the must-do’s when you visit this country, regardless if you’re a fan or not. In Medellin the best place to watch the match is in Parque Lleras where there is a big screen and many people come together to watch and celebrate. In the end watching it at home with friends or in a big square with many Colombians, the passion and love for the team and soccer is the same. If you also want to experience the real Colombia, check out our destinations page and see where we can take you!