Agüeros: Colombian New Year’s Traditions

January 31, 2014


Originally posted on Uncover Colombia | Travel Blog:
We all have our traditions for December 31st and January 1st—some may be serious traditions, others may be silly ones, some may be family traditions, others may be personal traditions. In Colombia, there are quite a few traditions for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day and while…

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Christmas in Colombia

December 16, 2013


Originally posted on Uncover Colombia | Travel Blog:
Everyone has their own Christmas traditions, whether they are personal traditions, family traditions, regional traditions, or national traditions. Colombians are no different—each Colombian has their own traditions that are unique to their family as well as shared traditions celebrated regionally and/or nationally. Today, I am going to tell…

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Word Wednesday: Chancleta

December 11, 2013


Today’s Colombian Spanish word I want to share with you is “chancleta.” Chancleta means “flip-flop” or “sandal” and is a very common word in Colombia, especially on the coast where chancletas are used every day. Very similar to chancleta is the word “chancla,” which is a shorter word that means the same thing. Even so, […]

My Favorite Colombian Drinks

December 11, 2013


Originally posted on Uncover Colombia | Travel Blog:
Having lived in and traveled to many different cities and regions of Colombia has given me the chance to sample a good portion of the most traditional Colombian drinks. In this post, I am going to highlight a few of my favorite Colombian drinks. Mazamorra Although many Colombians…

Interesting Facts about Colombia: Part III

December 11, 2013


Originally posted on Uncover Colombia | Travel Blog:
Previously, I’ve share interesting facts about Colombia concerning indigenous groups and flowers. Today, I want to focus on two interesting facts that have to do more with history. 1. Colombia used to include Panama within its national boundaries. For Latin American history buffs, this fact might not be…

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What should you pack when traveling to Colombia?

December 11, 2013


Originally posted on Uncover Colombia | Travel Blog:
As most of you probably already know, Colombia is a pretty diverse country, in food, in dress, in climate, in flora and fauna, and everything in between. So, if you are planning a trip to Colombia, you will need to be just as diverse in what you pack…

Posted in: Colombia, Travels

Airports in Colombia: International Wing of El Dorado in Bogota

December 11, 2013


Originally posted on Uncover Colombia | Travel Blog:
If you decide to make the awesome journey to Colombia, chances are you will arrive via airplane and that airplane will land at some airport. Chances are even higher that you will land at one of two airports: Bogota or Cartagena. Today, I am going to tell you…

Posted in: Colombia
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