Lonely Planet Colombia

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Lonely Planet Publications, Sep 15, 2010 - Travel
Lonely Planet knows Colombia. Whether you want to strill the cobbled streets of colonial Cartagena, bask on a dazzling Caribbean beach, sample some of the world's finest java on a coffee plantation or show off your salsa moves at a packed Cali nightclub, our 5th edition takes you there.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Dedicated Outdoors chapter with trekking, diving and paragliding
Sizzling nightlife and dining picks for Bogota, Medellin and Cali
Revealed: La Guajira, the Pacific Coast and other emerging hotspots

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About the author (2010)

Coordinating author; Medellín & Zona Cafetera; Cali & Southwest Colombia; Pacific Coast Jens went to Colombia looking for danger and was greatly surprised when he found none, but decided to stay anyway. He lived in Cali for two years, where he wrote several guidebooks for Lonely Planet. He has lived on three continents, is fond of ancient Greek poetry, worked for several years as a Perl programmer, loves dancing salsa, has written numerous plays for the theater and recently finished a novel about Colombia. He currently divides his time between North America and Colombia. You can follow Jens' doings on his website, www.jensporup.com

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