Posted November 08, 2018 06:11:49 When it comes to backpackers, Colombia is the king.
With its iconic backpack and its legendary Colombian coffee, Colombia’s backpackers are among the most sought after in the world.
We took a look at Colombia’s most popular backpackers to find out which ones you should look for in your next travel trip.
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Colombian backpackers: Top 10 Colombia backpackers top 10Colombias backpackers have a history of travel, both short and long, in Colombia.
The backpacker lifestyle has been growing across Colombia in recent years and the popularity of this style of travel is growing as well.
Here are 10 Colombian backpackers you should be aware of.1.
Cristiano LimaThe first Colombian backpacker in Australia was Cristiano Lopes Lima.
He was born in Colombia in the late 1960s and worked as a farm labourer in the state of Santa Catarina in the Colombian Amazon.
As a child, he visited Colombia for the first time and met many backpackers in his travels.
When he was in college in Colombia, he joined the National Police (PNC), the country’s paramilitary force.
Lima was involved in guerrilla activities, such as the armed struggle against the government, and was killed in 1964.2.
Mariano LopezLopez was a Colombian backpackist who spent a few years living in Melbourne before returning to Colombia and travelling to Australia.
He also stayed with some backpackers while living in Sydney, and made a trip to the US in the 1960s.
He is remembered for being a fearless leader who never took anything for granted.
He is also remembered for his colourful style, which was known for being outfitted in colourful clothes and headscarves.3.
Carlos MendozaLopez and other Colombian backpackists travelled to the UK to live for several years.
In 1971, he was recruited by the British army to go into the jungle in Colombia with a group of Colombians.
They travelled to Colombia’s northernmost state, Tuzla, where they met a Colombian general and a local mayor.
Lopez returned to Colombia in 1975, and his return to the States was short lived.
In 1977, he moved to Melbourne, where he lived for a time in a caravan.
He became known for his strong support of the Colombian cause, and he continued to travel to Colombia as a backpacker.4.
Ernesto GomezLopez also spent a number of years in the jungle, but he became a backpackers leader in 1980.
He spent some time living in the Amazon in the 1970s, and in the early 1980s, he left Colombia to travel the world in a backpack.
He died in 1983, after being involved in a plane crash.5.
José Antonio SalgadoLopez, a Colombian, left Colombia in 1982 and started living in Australia.
In 1992, he started working as a farmer, working in the hills of northern Colombia.
He returned to the United States in 1994, and returned to Bogota in 2000.
He travelled to China, where, according to his family, he met and married an Australian backpacker, Lizzie.
He left Bogota to live in the city of Bogota.
He and his wife are still living in Bogota, and have two children, a son and a daughter.6.
Juan Pablo MontanoSantiago González, a Mexican backpacker from Colombia, was the first Colombian to travel abroad.
He came to Australia as a child and worked for the Colombian army.
In 1984, he returned to his homeland, where a number the Colombian people welcomed him with open arms.
He then returned to Peru and became a doctor.
He has since spent time living and working in Melbourne.7.
Carlos GomesSantiaga Gonzáles spent most of his childhood in Bogotá, where his father was a teacher and his mother a nurse.
He went to the University of Melbourne and later joined the Colombian Army.
He joined the PNC in 1991 and became one of the most feared men in Colombia and the Colombian backpacking community.
He had a reputation as a ruthless and cunning man who would travel to every corner of the country to fight for his cause.8.
Francisco José RíosRíos is a Colombian from Bogota who worked as an accountant in Colombia before going back to his native Bogotás and living in Perth, Australia.
When his father died, he decided to return to Colombia to help his father’s family and the Bogota police, and to establish a network in Bogatán, a town on the western edge of the Andean state of Sinaloa.9.
Francisco Ramon SantalamoRamon Santalamos was born and raised in Bogote.
He studied at the Bogotán University of Science and Technology, where in 1991 he was awarded a doctorate. Santalames