Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Colombia Becoming a Tourist Destination

Tony Wheeler, the founder of Lonely Planet guide books, is expecting travel to South America to experience big growth. In particular, he expects Colombia to become a major tourist destination.

 Wheeler says Colombia will be a hot destination as it starts to shake off its dangerous reputation. The capital, Bogota, combines Spanish colonial-era architecture with modern city amenity, museums and galleries, while Cartagena, a Spanish-era walled city and seaport on the Caribbean coast, is "quite incredibly picturesque".

To read the full article, click here.

Well, it's about time that the world realizes that Colombia for the most part is not the "dangerous country" it's believed to be anymore. Good call, Tony Wheeler!





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