Moon

Moon

Colombia

Book - 2014
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Identifies must-see attractions, activities, accomodations, and restaurants in Colombia, and suggests themed excursions throughout the country.

Perseus Publishing
Moon Travel Guides: Your World, Your Way

Idyllic colonial towns and fast-paced cities, jaw-dropping mountains and stunning beaches: see it all with Moon Colombia.

  • Strategic travel plans with adaptable itineraries for exploring the wild coasts, historic towns, and rural countryside, plus a multi-week trip covering the best of Colombia
  • Curated advice from local writer Andrew Dier, who provides his American-expat perspective on his adopted home
  • Full-color maps and photos for exploring on your own
  • Activities for every traveler: Stroll along the bougainvillea-strewn cobblestone streets of Cartagena, or explore wildlife preserves, and hike diverse biomes from the Andes to the Amazon. See the ancient ruins of Ciudad Perdida and visit indigenous communities to learn about Colombia's past and present. Swim in the Carribean, or spot humpback whales in the Pacific. Immerse yourself in regional festivals to experience Colombia's diverse music and dance traditions, enjoy nouvelle Colombian restaurants and hopping nightlife of Bogotà, or the perfect weather and locally-grown coffee of Medellín
  • In-depth coverage of Bogotá, Cartagena and the Caribbean Coast, Boyacá and the Santanderes, Medellín and the Coffee region, Cali and Southwest Colombia, the Pacific Coast, San Andrés and Providencia, and the Amazon and Los Llanos
  • Current background information on the landscape, culture, history, and environment, as well as a handy Spanish phrasebook, all packaged in a book light enough to fit in your carry-on
  • Essential insight for travelers on trekking through jungles, accessing remote mountain ranges, and exploring ancient ruins, with tips for traveling safely and respectfully engaging with the local culture
With Moon Colombia's practical tips, myriad activities, and an insider's view, you can plan your trip your way.

Only visiting one region? Try Moon Bogotá, Moon Medellín or Moon Cartegena & Colombia's Caribbean Coast. Country-hopping in South America? Check out Moon Peru or Moon Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands.


Longtime resident Andrew Dier shows travelers the way to the best of Colombia?whether it's dancing and dining in Bogotá or hiking to the Ciudad Perdida. Along with his in-depth coverage, Dier includes unique trip ideas, including Most of the Coast and Jungle Exploration. Complete with details on finding the best secluded beaches and the most stunning archeological sights, Moon Colombia gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.


Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Avalon Travel, 2014
Edition: 1st ed., 2014
ISBN: 9781612386270
Branch Call Number: 918.861 MOO 2014
Characteristics: 1 v. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Dier, Andrew
Alternative Title: Moon handbooks. Colombia
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