The following is a blog post written by Whee Institute student, Max Baez, chronicling his Whee Institute student experienceMy Whee Institute Student Experience I've been in Bogota for the last four weeks and the highlight has been my Whee Institute student experience.  What I like about...

Holiday festivities in Colombia  Colombian Christmas is a bit different from the Christmas I became accustomed to in the United States. For Colombians, it is one of the biggest times of the year. The decorations for Colombian Christmas typically begin before Halloween has even passed. In Medellin, the...

Valle de Cocora   Have you heard of the Valle de Cocora in Colombia? It has become a traveler’s favorite due to its amazing greenery and nature. It is located in the department of Quindío, in the Central Cordillera of the Andean Mountains. The main reason for the creation...

Ultimate Frisbee in Colombia  On 23 September 2016, one of our students, Thomas, started his first class at Whee Institute. He stayed with us  for 4 weeks, and ended on the 21st of October. He left immediately afterwards, to go see more of Colombia. On the...

Packing For Colombia What kind of details do you think about before you go traveling to a country?I asked around, and came up with the five most frequently asked questions. Let me help you when packing for Colombia by providing a metaphorical suitcase of knowledge you...

Weekend in Villa de Leyva Villa de Leyva is known as a romantic town for its construction and layout. And I have to say that I agree! I had the pleasure of visiting Villa de Leyva with 3 other friends in late October 2016.Our journey started...

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Parque Tayrona Have you ever seen videos of beaches with crystal clear waters and impeccable scenes where palm trees sway in the wind and think: This must be a dream! Places as beautiful don’t seem real, but I promise you, they are! I had the privilege...

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