Colombia’s recent history is only too well known about, but it is quickly packing that way and emerging from the shadows as one of South America’s top backpacker destinations. With it’s huge range of scenery and activities; jungle, desert, mountains, cities and beaches; Colombia has something for everyone. New hostels, new tours and new ideas
Halfway between Medellin and Cali, nestled amongst beautiful green mountains and coffee plantations is the small town of Salento. Although historically surviving off river trout farming and the coffee industry, Salento is increasingly becoming a major tourist destination
Self-declaring itself as the most beautiful town in Colombia, Jardin has a serious reputation to live up to. But with its magnificent cathedral, colourful houses and surrounding hillside decorated coffee plantations it is definitely a contender.