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Delta adds Medellin and Cartagena to S.A. service

PHeymont ·
Delta, which is working with Aeromexico to expand its reach in Mexico, is also extending its route network to include two more cities in Colombia, Medellin and Cartagena. Flights to the two cities from Atlanta will start in December, with a daily...
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Skedans, Haida Gwaii, British Colombia (Where Gumbo was #106)

DrFumblefinger ·
    Gumbo was visiting the "misty isles", Haida Gwaii, in British Columbia.  Specifically, the remnants of the Haida village of Skedans.  Sadly, not much remains of the village, captured at its prime in the above image (1878), rich...
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January 26, 2020: La Guajira: Colombia’s Wild, Wild East

Grand Escapades ·
Gilles shares a visit to La Guajira, situated on Colombia's northern most point. It is a remote and beautiful place.
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LAN, TAM to become single airline as LATAM

PHeymont ·
  LAN, originally from Chile, and TAM, from Brazil will now become a single airline under the name LATAM, and will begin merging all their operations, with a 3-year goal of complete integration. The combined airline will continue membership in...
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Canada gets birthday present: Named as top destination

PHeymont ·
It's Canada, Colombia and Finland at the top of Lonely Planet's ratings for next year...you're invited to the party!
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Will sunken treasure mean more tourists for Colombia?

PHeymont ·
Colombia has found a 1708 shipwreck, believed to be the most valuable sunken treasure ever, off the coast of Cartagena. The treasure is worth $2 billion or more, and has been the object of searches and claims almost since the day the ship, the San Jose, was sunk by a British ship that was trying to take its cargo. Now that Colombia's President has announced the find, can gold- and thrill-seeking scuba divers be far behind? Even the chance of a doubloon or two might be enough to perk up...
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Re: Will sunken treasure mean more tourists for Colombia?

PHeymont ·
Great story! I would presume the Columbians have their treasure ship under pretty tight wraps, but that won't stop a few treasure hunters from trying to scavenge a bit of it for themselves. Has the makings of a great movie.
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Re: Will sunken treasure mean more tourists for Colombia?

PHeymont ·
There was actually a commercial salvor who tried to lay claim to this one a few years ago, before it was actually located...and there are some who think the treasure belongs to Spain!
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Re: Canada gets birthday present: Named as top destination

PHeymont ·
There's a lot happening in Canada in 2017, so come and visit, eh?
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