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    • PaPaBear29's Profile Photo

      Hotels and restaurants

      Medellín Oct 29, 2016 at 4:28 PM

      I will be traveling to Medellin Colombia in June of next year. I will be there for four days. I need advise on good Hotel ($75-$100 per night) near restaurants and nightclubs. Also restaurant that serves authentic Columbian food. Any ideas for what to see and do would be appreciated. Thanks Roger

      3 Answers Feb 15, 2017 at 9:01 AM
    • 1-day Tyrona Park

      Parque Tayrona Oct 28, 2016 at 9:37 PM

      Hi! I would like to make a 1-day visit to Tyrona, see a bit of the park get to swim a little and go back. I Would prefee to do it from Barranquilla but can also do it from Santa Marta if from Barranquilla is not feasible cq. recomendable. Any suggestions for the transport and places to visit in the park?

      1 Answer Oct 28, 2016 at 11:51 PM
    • Time of arrival

      Parque Tayrona Dec 26, 2015 at 7:17 PM

      Until what Time would you recommend to get to Parque Tayrona. Is 6pm too late? Thanks!

      1 Answer Dec 27, 2015 at 5:32 AM
    • Santa Marta to El Zaino

      Santa Marta Jul 18, 2015 at 4:18 PM

      Could anyone tell me what time the last buses leave Santa Marta to get to El Zaino?

      2 Answers Jul 19, 2015 at 4:46 AM
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      El Centro or Rodadero

      Santa Marta Jan 25, 2015 at 11:14 PM

      I have a couple of days R&R in Santa Marta, which is the better area to stay in
      El Centro or Rodadero,
      any suggestiions would be appreciated

      3 Answers Apr 16, 2015 at 11:51 PM
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      ATVing in Santa Marta Area

      Santa Marta Jan 8, 2015 at 5:05 AM

      Do you know of a good tour group to go ATVing with or do you know if it is possible to just rent ATVs (four-wheelers) once there? I contacted a few places I found online but they said they are not currently doing ATV trips.

    • snorkeling in Tayrona park

      Santa Marta May 31, 2014 at 7:38 PM

      can you snorkel at Bahia concha?

      1 Answer Jun 1, 2014 at 3:54 AM
    • Fort de San Filipe Barajas

      Cartagena Jan 16, 2014 at 12:29 PM

      1. What is the entrance fee cost
      2. How much does a guided tour of fort cost
      3. Is it possible to do it on you own and get an appreciation of the fort (militarily, strategically) Thanks. M.J.

      2 Answers Jan 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM
    • 15 month old

      Santa Marta Oct 30, 2013 at 10:16 AM

      Is there any advise on what to make sure my son stays away from

    • recomended things to do

      Parque Tayrona Oct 29, 2013 at 2:40 PM

      hello i will be in colombia and planing to go to the tayrona park, i would like to know what are the best suggestions of things to do. i like the beach, hiking, climbing,
      i will be there on nov 5. i would like to know the weather situation too. thank you

      1 Answer Mar 23, 2014 at 7:25 PM
    • Is Santa Martha Safe?

      Santa Marta Sep 12, 2013 at 6:31 AM

      Hello Everyone,

      I wanted to find out how the safety is in Santa Martha? My boyfriend and I have lived in Villavicencio for 6 months now and Bogota for 3 months, so we are aware that Colombia can occasionally be dangerous.

      I wanted to find out from you guys, if it would be okay for my boyfriend and I to live there or is it a big NO NO ??

      Help me out please :)

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      Ciudad Perdida Jun 20, 2013 at 12:39 PM

      How much does this trek to the lost city cost?
      We travel on a budget

      1 Answer Jun 20, 2013 at 4:14 PM
    • Bus from Santa Marta to Cartagena

      Santa Marta Nov 27, 2012 at 11:12 AM

      Hi, I´d like to know if there is a direct, non stop bus from Santa Marta to Cartagena? How long it takes?
      is there a web site with the buses time tables?
      where is the bus terminal located in Santa Marta?
      I´m planning to do the trip around january 5th 2013, is that period high season? do i need to buy the ticket in advance?
      is it safe to travel by bus??

      4 Answers Jul 11, 2013 at 7:19 AM
    • Tours

      Santa Marta Jun 28, 2012 at 6:52 PM

      Hi, I will be in Santa Marta for 3 days and I would like to know if there is a tour that takes you around in a boat. What places ou will recommend to visit in such a short time

    • Taganga relaxing vacation

      Departamento del Magdalena Apr 18, 2012 at 12:58 PM

      I would like to know if there is a special place in Taganga where I can relax and enjoy the tranquility. with the possibility to a nice massage and/or yoga. The food must be healthy.
      (may and june 2012)
      Please help me out....

      1 Answer May 7, 2012 at 10:22 PM
    • Barranquilla Airport to Santa Marta

      Santa Marta Apr 5, 2012 at 8:52 PM

      How much is to take a shuttle/taxi from Barraquilla airport to Santa Marta? US Dollars.

      1 Answer Jun 22, 2012 at 8:33 PM
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      Looking for relaxed healty place on Caribbian coast

      Santa Marta Feb 21, 2012 at 9:14 PM

      Hola travel friends,
      The last week of February I arrive in Colombia. I would like to know what is the most relaxed beautiful place to stay on the caribbian cost in Colombia. I looking for a small nice place on or near the beach with a friendly backpacker atmosphere. A place where good health is important, where good food is available and services like masages or reiki healing are possible.

      Thanks Rick

      1 Answer Jun 22, 2012 at 8:42 PM
    • How to buy

      Santa Marta Jan 7, 2012 at 9:08 PM

      How can I buy some authentic Santa Marta grown coffee, and in what quantities?

      1 Answer Jan 7, 2012 at 11:36 PM
    • Place to rent for 2 months in Santa Marta, CO?

      Santa Marta Dec 22, 2011 at 4:09 PM

      I am interning in Santa Marta, Colombia, from Feb 20th to April 22nd. Does anyone know where I could find relatively inexpensive accommodation in a relatively central location? I don't want to spend a fortune on a place to stay, especially when my internship is unpaid.

    • Appartments and Friends in Santa Marta

      Santa Marta May 4, 2011 at 3:05 AM

      Hola Amigos,

      mira soy Canadiense y estoy planeando estar en Colombia de Julio hasta Augosto. En ese tiempo voy a pasar almenos un mes entero en Santa Marta. Mi plan es de alquilar un departamento ameublado durante el tiempo que estoy ahi.

      Quiero pasar mis dias pescando al harpon. Tambien quiero encontrar un gym de MMA, especificamente de Brazilian Jiu Jitsu si hay y buena rutas para correr.

      Soy en muy buena forma y quiero conocer a gente de mi edad mas o menos. Tengo 27 anos. Mi espanol es bastante fuerte porque vivi en Buenos Aires por un buen rato. Soy un latino del norte...

      Si pueden darme o recomendar personas para hablar de departamentos, un buen gym de MMA y tambien si hay gente que quieren tomar un trago... o mas... pasame la informacion y cuando llego salimos a divertirnos.

      Hasta la proxima y muchos gracias por todo su ayuda!


    • Looking for an apartment in El Rodadero

      Santa Marta Apr 26, 2011 at 10:20 PM

      Hi Guys,

      My boyfriend and I are currently in Santa Marta. We are studying Spanish and completing our Dive Masters in Taganga and afterwards we hope to stay for some volunteer work.

      In saying that, we hope to be within the area for up to 4 months and we are TRYING to find an apartment for rent in El Rodadero. We do want something reasonably nice but every even though it's after the high season, every apartment we have seen has their prices way too expensive. For something that we know is 600,000 pesos, they are asking for over 1,000,000.

      It doesn't help that we can't speak fluent Spanish!

      Does anyone know of any apartments for rent or an agency we can speak to that could help us out?

      We'd really appreciate it!

      Thanks x

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      Como ir a ver las ballenas desde Medellin.

      Medellín Jul 16, 2010 at 9:58 AM

      Hola a todos ,
      necesito consejo, en agosto viajare por Colombia. He pensado ir desde Cartagena hasta Medellin para luego desde ahi ir a ver las ballenas. Viajare en bus (no avion)
      Alguien sabe decirme si esta es la mejor solucion? Desde Medellin, como me muevo? las excursiones en que ciudad es mejor reservarla? He leido que podria ir hasta Buonaventura desde Medellin (10 horas de bus), en vez de Buenaventura, bahia solano?
      gracias por vuestros consejos,

      1 Answer Jul 16, 2010 at 12:27 PM
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      Guided Tours

      Parque Tayrona May 21, 2010 at 5:50 PM

      Hi Everyone:

      I will be heading to Parque Tayrona around August 8th or so, I was wondering if there are any guided tours through, around the park. I heard there is an indigenous village in the area and that one can possibly stay there, does anyone know about that as well.

      Thank you in advance.


      3 Answers Jun 17, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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      apartment in Santa Marta !!!

      Santa Marta Feb 28, 2010 at 3:45 PM

      I am going to Santa Marta in a couple months And want to find a funrished apartment to rent for the 2 or 3 weeks I will be there! I always rent apartment in Cartagena and it works well for me! Id there any apartments in Santa Marta? please help!!

      2 Answers Apr 27, 2011 at 6:24 AM
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      From Barranquilla to Taganga?

      Taganga Feb 28, 2010 at 12:38 PM

      Is there a direct route from Barranquilla, and more specifically the airport there, to Taganga, or is it pretty much take a bus to Santa Marta then from there a collectivo to Taganga?

      1 Answer Feb 28, 2010 at 1:46 PM
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      Tours and visits in Santa Marta

      Santa Marta Jan 8, 2010 at 5:51 AM


      My boss is travelling to Santa Marta and I would like to know where he can find good guides (men guides, not books) to visit the different places.

      Does he have to go to travel agencies? Or can he find them on the streets? Are there many scams?

      Thanks a lot!!

      4 Answers Apr 3, 2010 at 1:06 PM
    • Bus Santa Marta Caracas

      Santa Marta Dec 28, 2009 at 9:07 AM


      i have a question :

      does anyone know about busses from Santa Marta to Caracas , like when such busses are leaving santa marta, day or night, if ticket reservations are necessary ahead and most important, how long is the trip til caracas ?

      have to do it next week...
      thanks a lot for your help :)

      2 Answers Dec 28, 2009 at 1:38 PM
    • PADI CErtification needed

      Taganga Dec 7, 2009 at 6:25 AM

      I am travelling to Colombia this winter and want to scuba dive while I'm on the coast. I want to do a two dive package because i don't want to devote more than a day or two to diving. Will they let me do this? and if so where?

      1 Answer Dec 7, 2009 at 6:52 AM
    • best way to travel

      Departamento del Magdalena Aug 31, 2009 at 7:25 PM

      Hi, I am planning to leave Villavincencio mid December and travel up to Santa Marta or Tayrona. What is the best way of travelling? If I travel by bus how long does it take. What are your suggestions? Thanks

      1 Answer Sep 4, 2009 at 7:28 AM
    • Scuba Diving

      Cartagena Jun 21, 2009 at 5:05 PM

      I´ll be four days in Cartagena, from 24th of June, I´ve never been in Colombiaand, would like to make scuba diving, any good experience, please I´ll be pleased to know about it.