Beautiful, Diverse and Safe - Take Another Look at Colombia.
Weather & Climate
High 50's to 60's humid and rainy
Very warm and tropical on the coast and in the North rainy Seasons from May to November cooler in the upland areas and cold in the Mountains.
2 Physical Features
Folkways and Taboos
Folkways: Men shake hands with direct eye contact. The people use both their mothers and fathers last names. When greeting someone women grasp forearms instead of shaking hands. Its polite to try everything you are given.
Taboos: Do not wear expensive jewelry or watches. Don't say a bad word about the Catholic religion or Colombia.
Evidence of Culture Change:
Colombia has changed its name 7 times since 1819.