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Old 05-20-2008, 03:32 AM   #1
 
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I am interested in going to Colombia but how safe is it for a lone traveller?

Any advice?

Thinking Bogota and Medellin. How about travel between these cities?
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a good resource is the state department's website

but I checked it out, and there's been a travel warning placed on there since February... check it out, it kind of encompasses the cities you were interested in. but that's up to your discretion to go of course - a lot of people visit risky countries and are fine, but that's all on you!

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I had a trip planned to Colombia in August but i can't go anymore. Not because of any of this warning stuff, but because I have to work. booo. But my friends are still going to both Medellin and Bogota.

Although I would keep an eye on the whole FARC/Venezuela situation going on there...
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