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    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

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    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

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    The people who lead the way when it comes to those things which matter to us: exploration, the environment, women’s empowerment and education.

Colourful colonial houses of Guatape, Columbia

Richard McColl

My Favourite Countries

  • Colombia

British journalist, author and hotelier, Richard McColl spent much of his life in the Americas. Following a career in journalism, he turned to expedition guiding and freelance writing in South America.

Settling in Colombia, he opened his first guesthouse with his wife in 2008 in Mompós.

Richard continues his career in journalism from Bogota and is an authoritative voice on the political, social and contemporary history of Colombia.

Los Martires, Bogota, Colombia

Colombia – Dispelling myths and uncovering truths

Join us on this ground-breaking tour to dispel the myths and uncover the truths of Colombia, a country whose reputation precedes it. Accompanied by British journalist, author and hotelier, Richard McColl, who has spent much of his life exploring the Americas.

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These may be uncertain times but they are, without a doubt, still full of opportunity to discover the extraordinary safely. Through knowledge and expertise, we can connect you to those destinations embracing travellers with the added confidence of flexible booking and decades of insight.

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