Exactly How Dangerous is Colombia???

Discussion in 'General' started by epidemik the great, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. epidemik the great

    epidemik the great

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    i just came back from a dope +%@ trip to Honduras and now i feel like traveling the world...the next place that i could think of going to soon is Bogata,Colombia...one of my friends is from there and he told me that if i wanted to roll with him, he'd let me...but i remember hearing a while back thatColombia was a dangerous place to go, but when i think about it, i've heard that about damn near every Central/South American country...is it really asdangerous as its been made out to be???
     
  2. carlosdapaperboy

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    yes, especially if you're a gringo.....
     
  3. ninjasonik

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    not as dangerous as mexico
     
  4. sirius lee handsome

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    As long as you ain't outlandish about it, it's not any more dangerous than any other large third world city. Colombia's a great country with a lotof culture. Crime is everywhere and stuff happens, but the stuff you tend to hear about happens more in the rural areas.
     
  5. epidemik the great

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    yeah...when i was about to go to Honduras people kept telling me how dangerous it is and everything and i felt safe the whole time...i know there was crime outthere but i wasnt wearing expensive clothing or shoes...so Colombias basically the same way???
     
  6. freshone12

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    isnt the kidnap rate in colombia outrageous? [​IMG]




    my homeboy just got back from venezuela(sp?) and he said dont wear errings and J's. And he said the kids down there are the worst, the hunt adults inpacks, shut down streets just to play a soccer game on it, and carry heat! [​IMG]
     
  7. connoishoeur

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    Google image search for Colombia

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  8. czur1127

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    juss dumb it down a bit n ull b aiight......
     
  9. mangudai954

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    I remember my dad telling me about when his friend went, dude was wearing some jewelry(nothing crazy) and the driver took him to some desolate area where agroup of men robbed and beat him plus left him stranded.
     
  10. carlosdapaperboy

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    that's a fact. Venezuela is grimy as hell, dudes don't play down there, they'll kill ya just cause they feel like it. Got dudes posted up oncorners with assault rifles and the cops just drive by like it's nothing.
     
  11. jordan fetish

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    im from honduras and its EXTEMELY dangerous in my opinion . i want to take my BF but im scared because hes white . what part of Honduras were you in ?
     
  12. ghenges

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    Let me put it this way... your life expectancy went down 14% just by making this post.
     
  13. epidemik the great

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    El Progreso, San Pedro, Tela, Copan, and Roatan
     
  14. datznasty

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    Somebody post a pic of how you dress when you go on vacation to 3rd world countries. Because just "don't dress nice" is far too subjective. Imean, I can just throw on my 6$ Starbury cargo shorts and a grey 3 for 10$ Hanes wife beater, some old Air Maxes, and still look fresh in it and potentiallymake myself a target so I don't know, even though the entire value of that fit would be like 30$ Some people are making it sound like I should rip holes insome clothes and splash paint over them on purpose, because frankly I don't own any clothes that bad
     
  15. an dee 51o

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    [​IMG] Those are the Florida State girls. [​IMG]
     
  16. blacka2hood

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    If you Go to Colombia....U might bring back a wife.....word
     
  17. jordan fetish

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    Tela, Copan, and Roatan are for tourists ... but damn you went to San Pedro ??!
    idk . when i go to Honduras i go to Tegucigalpa which is pretty bad. I dont wear jewlery, and i wont even travel with the car window down.
     
  18. forgot about jae

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    Colombian women are CRAZY [​IMG]

    I wouldn't recommend you to go to a country if you don't know anybody who can show you around and think you'll stand out..Colombia is raciallymixed though, so if you are white you can still blend in well in Bogota/Cali/Medellin ..If you're black you'll get treated harshly and won't catcha cab [personal experience] if you're in Bogota..but if you're around the Caribbean side like Cartagena/Barranquilla/Santa Marta [ftw nice beach]/SanAndres etc etc you'll be straight.

    Ask some specific questions and I'll make sure to answer it fam...I've lived there before
     
  19. the coolness

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    I lived my first 5 years there...made it out alright. [​IMG]
     
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  22. jumpoffthegod

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    Just don't do this � and you should be alright.
     
  23. rpappy6

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    I don't think I plan on going to Columbia after all this, but I never really planned on it in the first place. People always tell me how dangerousSouthern/Central countries are.
     
  24. kickmatic23

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    RIP
     
  25. SVNTI

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    Depends where you go. If you go to Medellin, or Bogota and stay within the City's core, you're aight. As long as you don't try to go camping out inthe mountains (RIP)

    I don't know... my family stays over there and never talk about being in harms way. I think the guerrilla, Farc and the bad *$*! is goes down where povertyis around, poor villages, and ranches up in the mountains.