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An Expat Talks about Moving to Guatape, Colombia

Submitted by nicholas00081

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Guatape

Name three things that you wish you had brought and three you wish you had left at home.

golf clubs ...dog...tools.

What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?

Stay in the area for a while before making a desision and try and get some inside information ..someone from your own country who has lived in this place a while

What type of housing do you live in? Is this typical for most expats in your area?

apartment

How did you choose your neighborhood and find your home or apartment?

Traveling through Colombia i stumbled upon a town called Guatape 1 hour from Medellin.

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Expats living in Colombia interested in expat health insurance should take a minute to get a quote from our trusted expat health insurance partner, CIGNA.

Are your housing costs higher or lower than they were in your home country? What is the average cost of housing there?

200 dolors a month rent

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GJSmitty
Oct 27, 2015 09:17

Guatape is beautiful, but I found it to be quite chilly. The town and houses are new and were built by the government when they flooded the area to build the resivoir.

guest
May 26, 2020 11:29

What are you doing for transportation? While the tuk-tuk mini-chivas are charming, the cost can add up quickly, especially if you chose to live outside of the pueblo.

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