• Visiting Colombia: 3 Important Things to Know Before You Go

    1 month ago - By GoBackpacking

    Medellin
    Ah, visiting Colombia. A place of beautiful mountains. A place of happy people. A place of adventures. A place where you could lose yourself. (...This could be a good thing or a bad thing.)
    Colombia is a country that has risen on the radar of many travelers because the situation in the country is much different than it was 20 years ago.
    The armed conflict between the FARC fighters and the Colombian government has “officially” drawn to a close.
    Infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar is long gone. And numerous areas of the country have become hot spots of tourism.
    It doesn't mean that...
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  • Seven things we've learned about Utlima Thule, the farthest place visited by humans

    Seven things we've learned about Utlima Thule, the farthest place visited by humans

    1 month ago - By LA Times

    About a billion miles more distant than Pluto is Ultima Thule , a peanut-shaped object in the outer solar system that's the farthest place ever visited by humans. NASA's New Horizons spacecraft zipped past Ultima Thule on New Year's Eve , flying within 2,200 miles of the space rock's...
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