4 Things To Do in Minca Colombia

When I was in Cartagena I stumbled onto this town called Minca.

I use the word stumble loosely as this place was 5 hours away from the city of Cartagena. But I only heard about it from another backpacker.

Anyways, it is a small mountain town. Or as I refer to it a hippy town. The coffee shop I went into when I first got there had no doors on the bathroom. You feel me?

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Cartagena – The New “IT” Place

Colombia has risen to the top of people’s travel bucket list – and for good reason. It is a beautiful country that is clawing itself out of it’s bad reputation. You say Colombia, and people automatically think cocaine capital of the world.

For a while, this was true. However, now a days the government has started to clean up areas of the country and wipe out the production of drugs. In areas like Minca, a town in the mountains, that residents used to make money from working the cocaine fields, are now profiting from tourism and coffee farms.

So, is it a safe place to go to? Yes and no.

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