Concepción, Colombia is yet another scenic and historic colonial town that feels worlds away – but it’s only a two-hour drive from our home in El Retiro or from Medellín. We and our fur kids, Rosie and Tango, just spent a lovely and relaxing two days there, soaking up the fresh air and taking in the stunning natural surroundings with four other friends and their pups. Rich History Although Concepción is not an officially-designated Pueblo Patrimonio (Heritage Town), it was declared significant to the “cultural and historical heritage of the nation” in 1999 by the Colombian government. It’s easy to see why, with the town’s quaint cobblestone streets and beautifully preserved colonial architecture. Interesting factoid: Concepción is also known as La Concha (since Concha is the nickname for the common girls’ name of Concepción). A stroll through the main village of Concepción is like taking a step back in time. Because…

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