GFF’s Eduardo Balderrama recently returned from his travels in Colombia. Read below for more about Eduardo’s tropical vacation!

“Tropical islands, colonial and colorful cities, Amazonian forests, and both Caribbean and Pacific coastlines make this South American country a truly unforgettable destination. Bogota, Medellin, and Cartagena are the three cities I recently had the pleasure to visit. Each city had contrasting cultures, climates, and accents; nonetheless all of them wonderful in their unique way.

Bogota is  famous for the Botero Museum, which houses one of the most important international art collections of Latin America. La Candelaria district and Mount Monserrate are also two important attractions of the city.

Cartagena is Colonial and colorful. Here you can take a romantic walk next to the beach, find salsa dancing clubs, local beer breweries, or simply relax at a wine bar. Cartagena’s old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its impressive, well preserved colonial architecture and surrounding stone walls.

Medellin, a city known for its violent past, now has fully recovered and matured into one of Colombia’s more vibrant cities and one of the county’s most important economic pillars. Situated in a narrow valley, Medellin is perfect for a lot of outdoor activities as well as nightlife.” – Eduardo Balderamma