Articles Tagged ‘semana santa’

Escape to the Beach during Easter Week in Colombia

Escape to the Beach during Easter Week in Colombia February 21, 2012 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Semana Santa is almost upon us. Colombians and expats resident in Bogota will have already been plotting their escape from the capital city. As the first significant holiday in the calendar most Bogotanos will be yearning for a beach vacation, something as far removed from the drizzle of their city....

Easter Week in Colombia

Easter Week in Colombia April 7, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Known locally as Semana Santa, Easter week is a big deal in Colombia, not only for the fervent Catholics but for holidaymakers as well. I may get excommunicated and cursed for saying it, but while Catholicism is the principal religion here and most are believers, one feels that perhaps the issue of taking...

Semana Santa in Colombia

Semana Santa in Colombia March 21, 2011 | Events, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Easter week or Semana Santa as it is known in Colombia is a big deal, not only for its religious significance but also in that it is the first real break in the year in which Colombians gather up the family and travel en masse all over the country. National news outlets will routinely film thousands...