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Friends For Colombia - Tours

Cartagena, Colombia
+57 315 7014087
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A worthwhile morning volunteering in Cartegena

We booked on this morning trip whilst on a Crystal Symphony Panama Canal cruise. Not sure what to... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
X11725
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Fantastic Day With Friends For Colombia

We just finished two week Panama Canal cruise and our day with Dan and Berit Wick of Friends For... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Jade9630
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Aiken, South Carolina
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Friends for Colombia supports Colombian nonprofit foundations who are doing great works to address the social challenges faced by so many Colombians. In addition, we help visitors and others to experience the real Colombia and provide opportunities to get to know, volunteer and support the foundations. Let us know how we can help you experience the real Colombia and also find opportunities to serve here.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We booked on this morning trip whilst on a Crystal Symphony Panama Canal cruise. Not sure what to expect we arrived at the centre and were taken to see the older children who welcomed us with an energetic dance. The director gave us a talk...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We just finished two week Panama Canal cruise and our day with Dan and Berit Wick of Friends For Columbia, was the highlight of our trip. We had a group of 16 people and everyone agreed that the tour far exceeded our expectations. Dan and...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

When we did this "excursion," we were finishing our 43rd cruise. I know a thing or two about excursions and this is one of the very best you can experience. Do you want to see the essence of the country you're visiting or go to...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Not knowing what was truly install on this tour, I was extremely happy with the outcome. Not only did we learn about Columbia and the city of Cartagena, but also, we learned about the culture of the people and got to meet and interact with...More

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Dan W, Owner at Friends For Colombia - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

We're so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us in Cartagena and the experience you had with the wonderful people here. You were part of a great group and everyone really reached out and expressed a friendship to the people. Thank you for touching...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were also part of the group from the Celebrity Equinox. This visit was the highlight of our cruise. Do it!!

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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

the highlight of our stay in Colombia was when we took the Friends of Colombia tour with Dan and Berit Wick . They met us and about 16 other cruisers on the Celebrity Equinox right on the pier in an air conditioned bus with driver....More

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Dan W, Owner at Friends For Colombia - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

What a great group you were. So glad you joined us and enjoyed the experience. Thanks for being so open with everyone and all of the items that you brought for the people. Hope you'll have a chance to come back and visit us.

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

My mum and I were lucky enough to to be able to join a tour that Dan and Berit offered one of the days we were in port. I was slightly apprehensive it would come across as "look how lucky we are compared to you"...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Dan and Berit are an amazing couple who have been living in Cartagena for 13 years. Before I had even arrived they went out of their way to accommodate me in order to spend a day with them. They took me to Actuar foundation, they...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2016

If you want to see the real Cartagena you must take this tour. Dan and Berit are an amazing couple, warm and friendly and immediately make you feel like family. Dan picked us up and showed us the other side of Cartagena. Our first stop...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2016

We recently returned from a 30 day cruise to S.A. Cartegena was one of our ports. This was our second tour with Dan & Berit and what a wonderful day. The first time we went we spent time at center that provided many activities for...More

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Dan W, Owner at Friends For Colombia - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2016

Hope that you had a wonderful cruise. It was great to have you join us again and thank you for your kind comments. You were a great group and really touched the people you met. Hope to see you on your next trip to Cartagena.

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awsmliz
21 October 2016|
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Response from carolew28 | Reviewed this property |
Contact Dan and Berit Wick of Friends for Colombia. They are located in Cartagena. They may be able to put you in touch with some non profit organizations.
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CarolinaBeeGal
10 February 2016|
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Response from Carolyn P | Reviewed this property |
The average your is probably about 3 hours. Do it! You won't be sorry!
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