In Colombia, you can spend time in gorgeous enclaves like Cartagena, tour the Amazon jungle or trek tombs pre-dating the Inca period!
Although the country once had a difficult reputation due to the drugs trade, it is now much safer though there is still crime and tourist targeted scams to watch for.
Note: vast majority of trips are trouble free and there is no need to be paranoid. That said, it always pays to be aware, careful, and prepared.
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How it works: Situation: Playa de Bocagrande is packed with vendors but in their midst are also many con artists: Version 1: letting you eat lots of oysters seemingly for…Read more…