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Discovering Colombia

An informative evening for travellers wishing to experience Colombia for the first time

An informative evening for travellers wishing to experience Colombia for the first time, ask questions of our expert panel including Sarah Woods and Matthew Parris, and discover more at the exhibitor stands.

Matthew Parris

A writer and commentator, Matthew had formerly worked for the Foreign Office and was a Conservative MP between 1979 and 1986.

In 2005 he won the Orwell Prize for Journalism. His diary appears in The Times on Thursdays, and his Opinion column on Saturdays.

He has published many books on travel and politics and an autobiography, Chance Witness. He has led numerous expeditions as well as being a regular visitor to Colombia.

Sarah Woods

An award-winning freelance travel writer, editor, guidebook author and broadcast consultant. Sarah’s work has been published in four continents and 12 languages in over 220 consumer and trade titles (more than 1,750 articles). She is the author of 9 travel books and editorial consultant to 7 travel documentaries. She is the author of the Bradt Travel Guide to Colombia.


Mr Matthew Parris | talks | www
Ms Sarah Woods | talks | www


Date and Time:

17 March 2010 at 7:00 pm


2 hours



Royal Geographical Society
1 Kensington Gore
020 7501 3000

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Available from:

020 7591 3100

Additional Information:

Nearest tube: South Kensington (District, Circle & Piccadilly lines), Number 9,10, 52 and 452 buses stop outside the Society

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