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Explore Armenia: My Great Base In Quindio, Colombia

Following my last article on Armenia (where I spent 4 months learning Spanish), here’s a follow-up piece [as published on] on things that one can do when you are in this part of Colombia. It ain’t much but…

It’s not what you do. It’s how you do it.

Things to do in Armenia: My Great Base In Quindio, Colombia


Modest but formidable, Quindio is the smallest department located in western central Colombia, nestled amidst the Andes mountains. In the heart of Quindio lies the somewhat miniature Armenia, the capital city that is easily accessible to charming heritage towns and the three biggest Colombian cities, namely Bogota, Medellin and Cali.

While its size and unassuming infrastructure will not capture hearts upon first sight, temperate Armenia and her people exude friendly charms. Like a cup of good coffee with lingering aromatic flavours, Armenia might just be that city you recall with fond memories and a sense of longing to return… [Read more]

Being an advocate of “good things are meant to be shared”, I will be writing a series of articles on Colombia and Ecuador based on my experiences. These will be featured either here on Travelbeckons or Trip101. Feel free to leave me a message if you have any queries.

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