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WHY HISTORIC BARICHARA IS COLOMBIA’S PERFECT PUEBLO

Perched on the edge of a canyon in the fabulous Santander region, Barichara is a cobblestoned gem – and quite possibly our favourite place in Colombia

HOW TO EXPLORE MONGUÍ AND THE WORLD’S MOST BEAUTIFUL PÁRAMO

High up in the Colombian Andes, Monguí is a heritage town that sits beneath the gorgeous and other-worldly Páramo de Ocetá – here’s how to explore them both

LA PLAYA DE BELÉN – OFF THE BEATEN TRACK IN NORTHERN COLOMBIA

La Playa de Belén doesn’t feature in most people’s Colombia travel plans – but for those who like to follow a path less trodden, it’s an unexpected delight

10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT MOMPOX – COLOMBIA’S FORGOTTEN COLONIAL GEM

The rise and fall of Mompox is one of Colombia’s great riches to rags stories – but after decades of isolation, this backwater gem is now ready to explore

COLOURFUL CARTAGENA – A TRAVEL GUIDE IN PHOTOS

Cartagena’s historic centre is a photographer’s dream with its multi-coloured buildings, fabulous street art and blue skies – here’s our photographic guide

12 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN MEDELLÍN

Once the murder capital of the world, Medellín is now reinventing itself as one of Latin America’s most dynamic cities – here’s our guide to Colombia’s rising star

EXPLORING GUATAPÉ – COLOMBIA’S MOST COLOURFUL PUEBLO

In a country famed for its colourful pueblos, Guatapé in Colombia is probably the granddaddy of them all – here’s how to get the most out of your visit

THE INSPIRATIONAL STREET ART OF COMUNA 13, MEDELLIN

Until recently, one of Colombia’s most violent neighbourhoods, Comuna 13 is reinventing itself through its street art and bringing in tourism along the way

HOW TO SPEND THE PERFECT WEEKEND IN JARDÍN

Just a three-hour bus ride from Medellín, the beautiful pueblo town of Jardin, Colombia is a colourful, atmospheric and relatively unknown gem

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE FREE MEDELLIN WALKING TOUR

To help us orientate ourselves with the city, we joined a free Medellin walking tour of the Centro area with Real City Tours – here’s what we learned

WHERE WE’VE STAYED

MEDELLÍN

House-sitting assignment – 4 weeks

JARDÍN

Hosteria El Paraiso

Nights
2

Cost
106,000 COP per night

What that included
Bed & breakfast, wifi

Rating ****
Friendliness 4 Cleanliness 5 Location 5 Comfort 4 Facilities 3 Food 4 Value for money 4

What we thought
Gorgeous traditionally painted country house. Simple but clean rooms. Set in glorious surrounding countryside just a 10-minute walk from the centre of Jardín

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