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It doesn't get much more impartial or authoritative than the World Health Organisation (WHO), and they keep clearly written, regularly updated pages on Zika. For travel, I recommend their excellent Q&A document. In particular, note they don't advise against travel: To protect against Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases, everyone should ...


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The same precautions to prevent malaria apply for preventing Zika. On top of that, the current and future spread of Zika is fairly well documented, so you could choose to avoid particular areas. That said, though there are obvious risks, there are much more likely challenges to worry about (malaria, dengue, food poisoning, etc.) As you can see in the ...


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No country will ever control the mosquito, at best they might reduce its population in cities. Mosquitoes are one place GMO would be great, modify their genes so the female does not need to blood to produce her eggs ;-) There is only one real course of action against Zika, Dengue, JE and the myriad of other mosquito borne diseases ... don't get bitten. ...


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Most of the people won't have any reaction from what the news are saying. Then, it is really hard to know the long term impact of an infected mosquito bite. With regards to protections : There are a lot of products available to protect yourself from mosquito. Those are pretty effective. Then, an obvious protection is to leave the lowest possible number of ...


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Besides trying your hand at searching through the usual suspects (Adioso, matrix.itasoftware.com, google flights, hipmunk, etc.), which is going to give you the actual cost of flying, I've found the following: It's possible to get a roundtrip on most major airlines between a few big South American cities and a few European cities for as low as 500 euros. In ...


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I generally use SkyScanner to identify a few low-cost routes, then matrix.itasoftware.com to find a likely good date for one of those routes, and then, check around that date on kayak.com, momondo.com, and adioso.com And when I think I've found the best deal, check the airline's website to make sure. Sometimes it is a little less. This doesn't always get ...


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You can monitor the flyertalk mileage run deals forum. Also, the cheap city pair thread.


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You could try a site like skyscanner, or along those lines. I've had experience with booking really cheap flights from at least inside the US to different locations. Also the site allows you to search the whole month


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Short answer: It depends. Long answer: If you are traveling to important cities (Bogota, Medellin, Barranquilla, Cali). The norm is a 5mbps minimum. In towns far away from main cities, could range from nightmare to 10mb. 3G coverage in most parts of the country is generally good.


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I was in Leticia, Colombia several years ago and they offered amazon tours. If you do a quick google you will find a couple of companies that offer tours there. The following site is in Spanish, but it will give you some information on their tours: http://www.amazonascolombia.com/ The tour that I did took us out on the Amazon river. We ate lunch explored ...



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