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Chicamocha Canyon


Deeper than the Grand Canyon and just as majestic, this is Colombia’s Chicamocha Canyon which we passed on our drive from Mogotes to Bucaramanga. At the bottom of the canyon is a small town which amplifies the height of the … Continue reading

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Parrots and a Great View in San Gil


SAN GIL The “adventure capital” of Colombia Altitude: 1,114m (3,655ft) Population: 33,592 Temperature Year-Round: 24 to 32ºC (75-90°F) San Gil is hot. Well, for me and my pasty white gringa skin anyway. It’s the nearest big town to Mogotes, about … Continue reading

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