Things You Didn't Know About Colombia

What the media doesn't tell you about Colombia.
  1. The country's name is Col-o-mbia, not Col-u-mbia.
  2. It's the only country in South America with Pacific and Atlantic coastlines.
  3. Don't approach a Colombian with a drug related joke. It's offensive! Lots of people die during that period, and those were sad times for the country.
  4. Colombia is the second most bio diverse country in the world, after Brazil which his 10 times its size.
  5. Colombia has 58 National Parks (almost the same amount as the U.S)
  6. Despite its reputation as a drug/dangerous place, in reality, it's one of the most beautiful places in the world with people that are friendly and helpful.
  7. If you didn't know already, Colombia is third in global coffee production, traditionally growing arabica beans.