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'''Buenaventura''' is a harbor at the pacific coast in [[Colombia]].
 
'''Buenaventura''' is a harbor at the pacific coast in [[Colombia]].
  
This is a city where Black Colombians are the majority, as is all the Pacific coast.  
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Buenaventura is a city with a population of 324,207[1] 2005 census (most of city development lies on Cascajal Island) and it is the size of Los Angeles' metropolitan area; most of the city's land is rural with scattered small villages throughout. It is located a few miles from the western cordillera of the Andes mountain range and the major city of Cali, the department's capital. Buenaventura is one of the rainiest cities in the world with 6000-7000 mm precipitation annually.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==

Revision as of 22:00, 8 November 2008

Buenaventura is a harbor at the pacific coast in Colombia.

Buenaventura is a city with a population of 324,207[1] 2005 census (most of city development lies on Cascajal Island) and it is the size of Los Angeles' metropolitan area; most of the city's land is rural with scattered small villages throughout. It is located a few miles from the western cordillera of the Andes mountain range and the major city of Cali, the department's capital. Buenaventura is one of the rainiest cities in the world with 6000-7000 mm precipitation annually.

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Get in

By bus

The bus station is close to the city center. There are frequent buses to and from Cali which is about 4 hours ride for around COP$10.000.

By boat

The docks are on the way in to town. There are boats to most places along the Pacific coast.

Get around

See

Do

You can catch a boat to nearby islands like Juanchaco y Ladrilleros.

Buy

Eat

Fruit called Chontaduro.

Drink

Agua de Coco (coconut water).

Sleep

There are some cheap hotels near the bus station.

Get out


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