Issue #1510 
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Trip to USA, restaurant awards,  Salento & Hostels

Our October 2015 Newsletter

Well, our writing was a little light in September. Our trip to the USA cut into things some - ok, well a whole lot.  Anyway it gave us a chance to see the differences between the two countries. Michael got to check up on relatives including a couple new grandchildren. 

Oh yes, we broke another record in September for readers signing up for this newsletter. Gracias to all of you.

Before getting into what we did manage to write in September, let's again check out what others have to say about Colombia.

The small town of Salento, Colombia seems is becoming quite popular. In last month's newsletter we told readers of an article about it written by New Zealander, Jon  Algie. This month one of our favorite bloggers, Sarah Duncan, takes readers on her bike trip in the area, in her usual  folksy descriptive writing style.

As long as we are on Ms. Duncan, she has come up with another great writing. We are pleased to let her handle those things for the younger crowd as we are retired and no longer do the hostel thing. Duncan's blog about Hostels in Colombia  covers ones in Bogotá, Salento, Manizales, Medellin, Cartagena and Santa Marta. 

Fellow Expat Blog member, Paul Giles, wrote The Top Six Dangers You Face When Travelling To Colombia

Meanwhile giakristel over at mismatched passports came up with [12 photos that will entice you to visit Colombia. 

Colombia in among culinary elite. Karen over at Flavors of Bogotá covered Latin Americas 50 Best Restaurant Awards. She reveals which of Colombia's chefs made the list.

In case you missed them, here are our blogs for September 2015

It had been a couple years since entering the USA. On our visit we discovered much about not just the States, but also Colombia. We looked at food, the cost of things, airlines and more. To read more click here
An Australian and buddies decided that it was time for a responsible Colombian forum. Check out what they came up with here.
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